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Insects
Insects

   

Insects are small animals with six legs and a hard outer shell called an exoskeleton. Most insects have wings

and antennae.

 

Want to see other animals? Check out mammalsreptilesbirds, fishamphibians, and dinosaurs too!

   

Amazing Animals

Army Ant - Ep. 25

Army ants talk to each other by leaving chemical trails! Learn more amazing facts about the army ant in this video from National Geographic Kids.

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Leafcutter Ants - Ep. 144

Animals & Pets

Fire Ants - Ep. 140

Fire ants can be very aggressive about building their colonies. They will even kidnap larvae from nearby fire ant nests!

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Acacia Ants - Ep. 77

Which is your favorite insect?

Honey Ants

They have bloated bellies.

Termites

These insects know how to go big!

Bizarre Video!

Get an up-close look at this queen termite and her 150 million eggs. Watch now.

Monarch Butterfly

MIGRATE TOGETHER

Amazing Animals

Monarch Butterfly - Ep. 18

Migrates thousands of miles.

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Monarch Butterflies - Ep. 130

Butterflies - Ep. 146

Animals & Pets

Bird and Butterfly Swarms - Ep. 72

Take a look at swarms of flying creatures in this video.

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WACKY CATERPILLAR

Watch its wild tentacles.

Luna Moth

See its cool wings!

Amazing Animals

Beetle - Ep. 8

Largest group of animals on Earth.

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Head Louse

Get the Nitty Gritty

Cicada

Get facts and pics.

Which insect is more interesting?

Make your choice

Dung Beetle

They roll poop into balls.

Dung Beetles - Ep. 17

Honeybees

Get facts and photos.

Angel Bees vs. Robber Bees - Ep. 156

Hissing Cockroach

Sounds like a snake!

Weird But True!

Get Fun Facts about bugs.

Which bug is more gross?

Make your choice

Mosquito

Watch out for the females!

Mosquitoes - Ep. 157

Stick Insect

This trickster looks like a twig!

The Invasive Stinkbug - Ep. 162

Praying Mantis

COCKROACH RELATIVE

Ladybug

Colorful for a reason

Orchid Mantis

That's Not Really a Flower!

BIZARRE BUGS

Check out the photos!

They're warm-blooded and hairy.

See pictures, watch videos, and get facts.

We've got snakes and lizards galore!

Get facts and watch videos about these cold-blooded creatures.

Spineless Species!

Watch videos, see pictures, and get facts.

Meet your feathered friends!

Get the lowdown on these high-flying animals.

All About Amphibians!

See videos, photos, and facts on salamanders, frogs, and more.

Something’s fishy!

Watch videos, see pictures, and get facts.