What Is an Insect?

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Gibbs Smith, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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What makes an insect an insect? Is it a very small, many-legged creature that flies? That's a good way to describe some insects, but others, such as ants, never take to the air at all. And just how many legs do insects have? A beetle has six legs and spider has eight--are these both insects? Knowing whether or not an animal is an insect can be tricky, but What is an Insect? makes solving the puzzle fascinating and fun.

 

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Robert Snedden has written numerous books on science and nature for children.

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