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??
Termite queens will lay up to 30,000 eggs in a day, and live for many years.
Mosquitoes prefer children over adults, blondes over brunettes and mosquitoes are attracted to the color blue twice as much as any other color.
You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.
The rhinoceros beetle is the strongest animal and is capable of lifting 850 times its own weight.
A flea can jump about two hundred times the length of their body, which is about thirteen inches.
Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all the wars in history.
An ant is capable of lifting fifty times its own weight and is capable pulling thirty times its own weight.
Each year the average person will “eat” several insects while they are sleeping.
Honeybees are more dangerous than snakes. Bees kill more people each year than all the poisonous snakes combined.