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??
An ant is capable of lifting fifty times its own weight and is capable pulling thirty times its own weight.
A flea can jump about two hundred times the length of their body, which is about thirteen inches.
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.
Houseflies can taste with their feet – they have taste buds on them.
Over 900,000 known species of insects exist throughout the world.
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.
Dragonflies are capable of flying sixty miles per hour.
Termite queens will lay up to 30,000 eggs in a day, and live for many years.
The rhinoceros beetle is the strongest animal and is capable of lifting 850 times its own weight.