Mud daubers are long, black and yellow slender wasps; they have thread-like waists. The name of this wasp group comes from the nests that are made by the females, which consist of mud molded into place by the wasp’s mandibles.
Did You Know??
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.
You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
During the average lifetime, a person consumes about seventy insects and ten spiders during their sleep.
Each year the average person will “eat” several insects while they are sleeping.
Only three kinds of animals fight battles in formations: humans, crows and ants.
Honeybees are more dangerous than snakes. Bees kill more people each year than all the poisonous snakes combined.
A cockroach can live nine days without eating. This is also the same amount of time that the body of a cockroach can live after its head has been cut off before it eventually dies from starvation.
A flea can jump about two hundred times the length of their body, which is about thirteen inches.
The average bed contains between two million to six million dust mites.
The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.