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Any of numerous usually small arthropod animals of the class Insecta, having an adult stage characterized by three pairs of legs and a body segmented into head, thorax, and abdomen and usually having two pairs of wings.

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Animals; Insects

Beekeeping (or apiculture) is the maintenance of honey bee colonies, commonly in hives, by humans.


Animals; Insects

A part in an animal that uses suction to cling to a surface. Octopuses have suckers on their tentacles.


Animals; Insects

A sharp stinging part that usually contains venom. Bees, scorpions, and stingrays have stingers on their bodies.


Animals; Insects

A network of fine, silky threads that is spun by a spider or the larvae of some insects is called web.


Animals; Insects

A type of insects that is related to bees and ants. Wasps live alone or in colonies.


Animals; Insects

An ant or bee that builds the nest and does other work in a colony is called a worker.


Animals; Insects

An animal or plant that eats insects. The anteater and the Venus flytrap are insectivores.

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