Monday, April 27, 2015
7 Of the Biggest Insects on Earth
Although we think of bugs as something small that crawls around, there are actually a few species that might just freak you out because of their size. Now, with big insects, they’re commonly not poisonous and usually don’t pose any threat to humans, but their size will intimidate you.
Giant Stick Insects
An endemic creature in New Zealand, the giant weta is a huge bug that’s related to the common cricket. A specimen usually grown to around 4 inches long, not including their antennae and legs, and weigh in at 2.5 ounces or 70 grams, which makes them one of the heaviest bugs on earth.
Giant Burrowing Cockroach