20 Fun Facts About Insect Adaptations
Fun Fact File: Animal Adaptations
Insects are often the same color as their surroundings. Their mouthparts developed for exactly the food they like to eat. Grasshoppers have long, strong back legs for hopping over grass, whereas the cockroach’s long, thin legs let them run very quickly. None of this is an accident! Insects have many incredible adaptations that have made them the perfect residents of their environment. Short, easily digestible information draws readers into the insect world and introduces important science concepts. Full-color photographs allow readers to see adaptations and more up close.