Some 15,152 types of life forms, from insects to bacteria, have been identified on the New York subway.
Animals, including pigs, horses, and even insects, could be tried and convicted of crimes for several centuries across many parts of Europe.
80% of all animals on earth are Insects.
There are more than 100,000 different species of butterflies.
There are more beetles on Earth than any other living creature. The number of species alone is nearly a quarter-million (the United States has 28,000 species)
The Mexican fishing spider attaches itself to a small leaf, floats across a pond as if on a raft, and from this vantage point hunts its prey, large tadpoles and small fish.
The leaf-cutter ant sometimes makes anthills 16 feet deep and an acre wide.
The honeybee kill more people each year world-wide than poisonous snakes.
The female praying mantis devours the male while they are mating. The male sometimes continues copulating even after the female has bitten his head and part of his upper torso!
The caterpillar has more than 2,000 muscles.