*Centipedes eat insect larvae and bed bugs. F/O?
*Millipedes need a humid habitat. F/O?
*Centipedes are more beautiful than millipedes. F/O?
*Centipedes do not carry diseases. F/O?
*Centipedes are scary. F/O?
*It's fun to take care of a pet. F/O?
*Millipedes make great pets. F/O?
"The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! Feels at each thread, and lives along the line."
~ Alexander Pope
*All roaches carry pathogens.
~ FACT => Only 1% of roaches carry pathogens.
*Harvestmen (Daddy Long Legs) are the most venomous of all spiders.
~FACT => Harvestmen don't have venom. They are arachnids, but they're not spiders.
*Bats are blind.
~FACT => Bats aren't blind at all, and some species see exceptionally well.
*Bats will get caught in your hair.
~FACT => Bats are professional navigators and won't fly into hair. They may fly near people while catching flying insects (like mosquitoes), but they're echolocation ability is excellent!
*You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
~FACT => Dogs who practice 15 minutes a day with their trainer or owner will learn new tricks - even if they're old!
*Bearded dragons are diurnal. F/O?
*Reptiles have backbones, so they are vertebrates. F/O? *Milk Snakes are naturally non venomous. F/O?
*Coral Snakes are venomous. F/O?
*Some geckos are carnivores (only eat meat). F/O?
*It's fun to hold pet snakes. F/O?
*Only 15% of all snakes in the US are venomous. F/O?
*It's easy to care for geckos. F/O?
*King Snakes aren't affected by pit viper venom. F/O?
Fact or Opinion
Can you tell which statement is a fact or an opinion?
Courtney & Erik Honer
Copyright 2010 all rights reserved
*Nutria damage wetlands in North America. F/O?
*Field mice are creepy. F/O?
*Dogs and cats are mammals. F/O?
*Mammals are vertebrate critters. F/O?
*Zebras are the cutest of all mammals. F/O?
*Some mammals are omnivores. F/O?
*Most mammals give birth to live young. F/O?
*Mammals are warm-blooded critters. F/O?
*Bears are scary. F/O?
*Capybara (up to 145 lbs.) are the largest rodent. F/O?
Field Mouse in Central Texas
Nutria at Landa Park - New Braunfels, Texas
*Venomous animals inject toxins. F/O?
*Tarantulas and scorpions are not poisonous. F/O?
*Emperor Scorpions are nocturnal. F/O?
*Tarantulas do not need special heating devices. F/O?
*Tarantulas are the best pets. F/O?
*Scorpions make better pets than tarantulas. F/O?
*Harvestmen are arachnids, but they're not spiders. F/O?
*Harvestmen have no venom. F/O?
*Brazilian Black tarantulas are beautiful. F/O?
*Scorpions fluoresce in ultraviolet light. F/O?
*Roaches are cute. F/O?
*Some insects can damage plants in your yard. F/O?
*Ladybugs are helpful because they eat aphids. F/O?
*Only 1% of all roaches are invasive. F/O?
*Insects have 3 body parts. F/O?
*Bees are great pollinators. F/O?
*The earth NEEDS bees & other pollinators! F/O?
*Studying bugs is cool. F/O?
*Entomology is the study of insects. F/O?
Madagascar Hissing Roaches
Giant Cave Roaches ~The white one is molting. It will darken as its exoskeleton hardens.
Sharing a secret! ~Murphey & Crockett