"Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. " - Henry David Thoreau

About cognitive intelligence of insects and other facts :

  • Bees have three modes of communication: chemical, tactile and visual.

  • Bumblebees can learn to use tools like pulling on a rope.

  • Argentine ants can form a “living bridge”.

  • Understanding the swarm intelligence of ants and bees helps to improve artificial intelligence.
  • A dragonfly’s jaw unfolds are similar to xenomorphs in the Alien movie to catch its prey. In the era of the dinosaurs, some dragonfly’s wingspan could reach up to 80 cm…

What is the longest insect in the world?


A female stick insect Phobaeticus chani