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??
Houseflies can taste with their feet – they have taste buds on them.
An ant is capable of lifting fifty times its own weight and is capable pulling thirty times its own weight.
Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all the wars in history.
Mosquitoes prefer children over adults, blondes over brunettes and mosquitoes are attracted to the color blue twice as much as any other color.
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.
During the average lifetime, a person consumes about seventy insects and ten spiders during their sleep.
Certain types of grasshoppers and crickets have their ears on their front legs.
The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.
Dragonflies are capable of flying sixty miles per hour.