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Insects are the most diverse group of animals on our planet and represent over 90% of life forms on Earth. Insects range in size from as small as a pencil tip to as large as 6 inches in size. Almost all insects are born from eggs laid by female insects. Adult insects usually have 3 pairs of legs and 3 body sections called head, thorax and abdomen. Ants, butterflies, beetles and bees are one of the most common insects.
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Parasitic Wasps
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Learn about black wasps have their own tactics and methods when it comes to pest control.
2:00
 

Leafcutter Ants
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Amazing leafcutter ants. With jaws vibrating 1000 times per second these ants make mincemeat of leaves in a jiffy!
2:05
 

South American Centipede
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Discover facts about the giant South American centipede. This centipede sheds and eats its own 'skin,' but is still hungry for more!
3:20
 

Burying Beetles
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Learn about American Burying Beetles. These beetles bury the carcasses of small vertebrates such as birds and rodents as a food source for their larvae.
3:55
 

Rhinoceros Beetle
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The Hercules beetle can lift the human equivalent of a 65-ton object! Find out what else the big bug can do.
3:15
 

African Dung Beetle
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Sacred to ancient Egyptians, these African beetles recycle - of all things - dung.
2:50
 

The Mosquito
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Discover facts about mosquitoes. Did you know that mosquito biting activity increases 500 times during a full moon phase!
2:00
 

Killer Bees
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African honeybees, also called 'killer bees', have reproduced in great numbers in the Amazon rainforest, forming aggressive swarms. Now, some of these dangerous swarms have moved to the U.S.
3:40
 

Giant Honey Bees
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Visit Malaysia to take a closer look at the life of the world's largest honey bees in a very defensive colony of killer bees.
4:50
 

Inside the Bee Hive
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Take an inside look at a honeybee hive, including the labors of the queen, worker bees and drones, and remarkable close-up footage of the honeybee's 'waggle dance.'
2:40
 

Bee vs. Jumping Spider
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Learn about at an amazing spider that can jump 50 times its body length. That's bad news for its intended victim - in this case, a bee.
2:15
 

Hornets
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The venomous sting of Japanese giant hornets is so strong that it can dissolve human tissue. But these hornets are no match for the bees!
3:05
 

Monarch Butterflies
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Discover facts about the monarch butterfly. These magnificent butterflies are in trouble because their wintering grounds in Mexico are in peril.
2:30
 

Termite World
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Jump into the wonderful world of the termites in South Africa to better understand the ways in which these amazing animals ventilate their homes, breed, and fight for survival.
6:45
 

Cockroaches
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Did you know cockroaches are one of the most resilient creatures on this Earth? Find out why they are so hard to exterminate.
3:15
 

Spiders
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Discover interesting facts about spiders.
4:05
 

Giant Tarantula
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The Giant Tarantula is the largest spider in the world, and it is out on a hunt. But is it as dangerous as it seems?
1:55
 

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