Beetles are insects . There are thousands of types. Beetles come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. Let’s learn more about these cool critters . Get ready to explore the world of beetles.
Beetles are found almost everywhere. They like dark, wet places. Some live under logs and rocks. All beetles have six legs.
Some beetles eat leaves, fruit, and seeds. Others hunt for smaller insects. These beetles are predators . That means they eat other animals.
All beetles have four wings. Two are on the outside. They look like a hard shell. Two more wings are underneath. They are longer and softer. When a beetle flies, you can see all of its wings.
Some beetles have special qualities. Tiger beetles are speedy. Horned dung beetles are strong. Fireflies and click beetles can glow!
Did You Know?
A ladybug is a beetle. Try to find one in a park or garden. Look for its antennas. Can you spot two pairs of wings as the ladybug flies?