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10 Amazing Scientific “Facts of Animals, Birds and Insects” interesting facts for Class 10 and 12 Part 5

Facts of Animals, Birds and Insects-5

241. The queen bee may lay as many as 3,000 eggs in a single day. Further, depending on how long she lives, she can lay up to more than a million eggs.

242. The butterfly and the moth are actually transparent.

243. The butterfly does not have a mouth that would allow it to bite or chew. In fact, it tastes with its feet.

244. The male butterfly can smell a female butterfly several miles away.

245. The butterfly was originally known as ‘flutter- by’ for obvious reasons.

246. A silkworm is not a worm. It is a caterpillar.

247. A caterpillar grows to about 27,000 times its size after it emerges from the egg.

248. The praying mantis, the wasp, the snake and the frog are the best and natural pest controllers in existence. They control more pests than all the pesticides produced by companies the world over put together. What is more, they do not damage the environment as pesticides normally do.

249. There are over 5,000 species of reptiles in the world.

250. The turtle, the tortoise and the terrapin, all belong to a group of four- legged reptiles that have hard outer shells, scaly skins and horny beaks. The turtle is a sea reptile, the tortoise a land reptile, and the terrapin, a fresh water reptile.

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