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What Do Gnats Eat?

What Do Gnats Eat?

Gnats include a variety of flying insect species that belong to various families such as the Mycetophilidae, Anisopodidae, and Sciaridae families.  Some of these flies are biting while others are relatively

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What Do Fireflies Eat?

What Do Fireflies Eat?

Fireflies are probably some of the most whimsical insects alive.  They are loved insects because of their unique ability to show light using their light-emitting organs.  Fireflies are also called glow-worms

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What Do Hornworms Eat?

What Do Hornworms Eat?

Hornworms are the larvae of a moth from the Lepidoptera family.  There are about 1450 species of horn moth and they can go by a variety of names such as hawk moths, sphinx moths, white-lined sphinx worms,

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What Do Fleas Eat?

What Do Fleas Eat?

Fleas are some of the most unwelcome pests to have in your home or on your pets because their bites can be very annoying and even dangerous to your and your pets’ health. These insects belong to the

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What do Ladybugs Eat?

What do Ladybugs Eat?

Ladybugs have quite a few different names.  In North America, they are called ladybugs, in Britain, they are mostly called ladybirds and in other areas, they are referred to as lady beetles.  The true

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What Do Caterpillars Eat?

What Do Caterpillars Eat?

Lots of people mistake caterpillars for worms.  They look a lot like worms, they are cold-blooded animals like worms but unlike worms, caterpillars are the larvae of moths or butterflies where worms (or

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What do Butterflies Eat?

What do Butterflies Eat?

Butterflies are some of the most beautiful insects in existence.  Their beautiful wings allow them to glide gracefully through the air while searching for something tasty to eat.  These animals undergo

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What Do Wasps Eat?

What Do Wasps Eat?

A wasp is a flying and stinging insect that looks like a mixture of a bee and an ant.  It has the body of an ant with its narrow waist but it can fly and it also has a very painful sting.  Despite its

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What do Worms Eat?

What do Worms Eat?

Worms are found all over the world.  They do not have any arms or leggs and they also have no lungs for breathing.  They breathe through their skin and can reach the age of up to 5 years. Worms can be

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What do Dragonflies Eat?

What do Dragonflies Eat?

Dragonflies belong to the Ordonata family and can be found throughout the world in places where there is a lot of water like rivers, dams, ponds and lagoons .    Although they are called flies they are

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What Do Ants Eat?

What Do Ants Eat?

Ants might be small insects but they sure are powerful.  These insects belong to the Formicidae family and there are over 22,000 species of ant living in our world.  They are easily identified by their

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What Do Mealworms Eat?

What Do Mealworms Eat?

Mealworms are some of the most useful worms to keep because they can be used to fed numerous other animal species such as lizards and fish. This worm is the larvae form of the mealworm beetle.  Throughout

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What Do Silkworms Eat?

What Do Silkworms Eat?

Silkworms are probably the insects with the highest economic importance.  This worm specie is bred and kept because they can produce silk.  This valuable protein fiber is used to produce silk fabrics. 

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What Do Crickets Eat?

Crickets are best known for that iconic chirping sound they enjoy making at dusk or night time and these interesting insects often appear as characters in literary works like The Adventures of Pinocchio

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What Do Bees Eat?

Albert Einstein, one of the smartest people who ever lived, once said that “If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live.”   It is quite bizarre to

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What Do Cockroaches Eat?

Most people believe that if doomsday arrives, cockroaches will be the only surviving creatures left on earth and they are probably right.  Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattodea. There are 4,600

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What Do Superworms Eat?

What Do Superworms Eat?

Superworms are not the most beautiful creatures on earth. With their soft long brown and white bodies, they do look quite gross to people but to reptiles and birds these creatures look like a tasty bite

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