Immature crickets resemble their adult versions but lack wings, while older nymphs begin to show the development of wings. Crickets are insects that are usually brown or black in color and are notable for their long ante... More »

A frog's diet depends on its size, with smaller frogs dining on flies while larger frogs eat worms and grasshoppers. Very large frogs have been known to eat small snakes, mice, baby turtles and other frogs. Frogs do not ... More »

In ancient China, a cricket was a sign of luck because it indicated that a family would be prosperous. This belief may be connected to the influx of crickets into fields every spring, which farmers used as an indicator t... More »

Baby earwigs, called nymphs, are a juvenile form of the earwig, a common insect that is characterized by the pair of forceps pincers on its abdomen. Earwig nymphs closely resemble their adult forms, although much smaller... More » Pets & Animals Bugs

Young dragonflies, or naiads, are wingless with six legs and a segmented abdomen; they are stout and show the beginnings of wings. Dragonfly naiads inhabit slow-moving waterways, and they live among the detritus at the b... More » Pets & Animals Bugs

Baby termites look like smaller versions of adult termites. Because termites undergo incomplete metamorphosis, they do not start out as caterpillars and then pupate. They begin as small larvae that successively molt unti... More »

It is rare for a cricket to bite a human, but crickets are capable of biting. A cricket bite is not fatal to a human. Cricket bites can cause painful sores, and there are a number of diseases that can be spread through t... More »