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??
Only three kinds of animals fight battles in formations: humans, crows and ants.
Each year, insects eat about a third of the world’s food crops.
Certain types of grasshoppers and crickets have their ears on their front legs.
You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
Honeybees are more dangerous than snakes. Bees kill more people each year than all the poisonous snakes combined.
Dragonflies are capable of flying sixty miles per hour.
Houseflies can taste with their feet – they have taste buds on them.
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.
Each year the average person will “eat” several insects while they are sleeping.
Termite queens will lay up to 30,000 eggs in a day, and live for many years.