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 Post subject: Re: Insect Quiz (RV)
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No, not what I have in mind.

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 Post subject: Re: Insect Quiz (RV)
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The mopani bee, which sometimes crawls into one's eyes, ears, or nostrils?

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 Post subject: Re: Insect Quiz (RV)
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After fertilising a female, male grasshoppers remain on top of her back for up to several days, without eating. Why do they do this?

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To prevent another male from fertilising her. A male has the ability to remove the sperm of another male from the female. Staying in place after mating prevents another male from doing this.

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 Post subject: Re: Insect Quiz (RV)
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IB, IT. :thumbs_up: :clap:

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:big_eyes: Pretty amazing!!
Great question OWN :thumbs_up:

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Thanks Rosemary. :thumbs_up: I was just thinking how great it is that human males don't have to do the same thing. :lol:

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:lol: :lol: My thoughts exactly :wink:

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Sorry for the late reply ... we blew a 10 gig cap early last week and had to kick the internet habbit for a few days! :doh:

Easy one ... why should you not call a ladybird a "lady".

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Is it because the external characteristics of males and females are virtually identical, such that the sex cannot be visually distinguished in most species?

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Processionary caterpillars spin large bags of silk, wherein they pupate. The amount of silk that could be harvested from such bags could benefit humans, but unfortunately this silk cannot be used commercially. Why not?

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