Defending God's Truth

14 Evidences of Complex Design in Insects

1. Fish and insects don’t have eyelids, instead, they have a hard lens protecting their eye.

2. Insects don’t have noses.

3. Insects are cold blooded. To survive the cold of winter months, many insects replace their body water with a chemical called glycerol, which acts as an "antifreeze" against the temperatures.

4. Butterflies taste with their hind feet.

5. Bees, termites and ants live in well-organized social colonies.

6. Bees have five eyes. There are 3 small eyes on the top of a Bee’s head and 2 larger ones in front.

7. Honeybees have hair on their eyes.

8. An Ant has two stomachs, in one it stores food for itself, in the other it stores food to be shared with other Ants (social stomach).

9. For more than 3,000 years, Carpenter Ants have been used to close wounds in India, Asia, and South America.

10. A Leaf-cutter Ant queen mates once, keeps the sperm viable for up to 15 years and produces as up to 300 million offspring.

11. The strongest creature in the world is the Rhinoceros Beetle. It can lift 850 times its own weight.

12. The Cicada makes the loudest sound of any insect. Some cicadas can make sounds nearly 120 decibels loud. Only male Cicadas make their characteristic sound – to attract females.

13. Flies have 4000 lenses in each eye.

14. The Robber Fly has a beak.