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Insect Warriors

If you thought the petals seemed ominous, let these facts give you pause:

Insects . . . probably have the largest biomass of the terrestrial animals. At any time, it is estimated that there are some 10 quintillion (10,000,000,000,000,000,000) individual insects alive. ……………See: Numbers of Insects (Species and Individuals)

Behold the insect warriors:


Red Snout et al.


Ten quintillion is a large army. For our sake, it’s a good thing they fight among themselves.

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