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Think Our Insects Are Large Enough? Imagine How Large They Would Be Without Birds In The Sky!

Giant Insects Shrunk As Birds Entered Prehistoric Skies Millions of years ago, oversized insects such as griffinflies boasting wingspans comparable to today's hawks scuttled across (and fluttered above) the planet. But why these jumbo jets of the insect world shrank to modern size has remained a... more
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15 Insects You Won’t Believe Are Edible

The idea of entomophagy--eating insects--is generally received with grimaces and gag reflexes by Westerners. But globally speaking, chomping on bugs is on par with devouring, say, lobsters or chicken wings. From grasshoppers to cockroaches, creepy crawly things are consumed for their high protein... more
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