Ladybugs are insects, and like most insects, they have six legs. Ladybugs are a type of beetle and have a brightly-colored hard shell that covers their wings. Most ladybugs are red or orange with black spots.Know More
Ladybugs are thought to be brightly colored as a warning to predators that they taste bad. Ladybugs can secrete a foul-tasting substance from their legs. There are around 5,000 different species of ladybugs.
Unlike most bugs, ladybugs are welcome guests practically anywhere. They eat aphids and other plant-consuming insects. Gardeners often purchase and release ladybugs in hopes of controlling the plant-eating pests in their gardens. Ladybugs use their antennae and legs to feel and smell their way around. They do not see very well and use their other senses to locate food.Learn more in Zoology
Equatorial animals include mammals such as elephants and jaguars, amphibians and reptiles such as poison dart frogs and anacondas, and a wide variety of insects and birds. Due to habitat loss, several of these species are endangered as of 2014.Full Answer >
The staples in the fox's diet are insects, bugs and various small invertebrates. They also eat mice, rabbits, hares, voles, lizards, birds and other small creatures, eggs, fruits and various plants. Foxes that live near the ocean feed on crabs and fish. Foxes follow an omnivorous diet, meaning they eat plants and animals. They are opportunistic eaters, eating whatever is available at a given place and time.Full Answer >
Animals with exoskeletons include all arthropods such as insects, crustaceans and spiders as well as many other invertebrate animals such as shelled mollusks. Shelled mollusks include snails, tusk shells, clams, nautilus and chitons. An exoskeleton is essentially an outer skeleton that protects and supports an animal's body.Full Answer >
Cockroaches, like all insects, are members of the animal kingdom and phylum Arthropoda. The approximately 4,600 species of cockroaches belong to the class Insecta and the order Blattodea.Full Answer >