Wacky Weekend: Bizarre Bugs

The world is filled with some pretty wild bugs! Scientists have identified over a million species of insects and spiders so far. Check out the photo gallery below for some of the strangest creepy-crawlies ever found.

Colorful male peacock spiders—like this kind nicknamed Sparklemuffin—are known to perform flashy mating dances.
Photograph by Jürgen Otto
The spike-headed katydid doesn’t just appear to wear a crown; its body is covered in armorlike thorns.
The spike-headed katydid doesn’t just appear to wear a crown; its body is covered in armorlike thorns.
Photograph by Dr. Morley Read, Shutterstock