5 Insect Facts We Bet You Don’t Know

  1. Some insects are able to walk on the surface of water
  2. Some cicadas can make sounds nearly 120 decibels loud.
  3. Bees are found on every continent except Antarctica.
  4. Hercules beetles can lift 850 times their own weight. That’s equivalent to a human lifting 10 elephants.
  5. An Australian tiger beetle is probably the world’s fastest running insect. A fierce hunter, it can reach speeds of 9 kilometers (About 6 MPH) an hour when chasing prey.