Fact of the Day: 3,000 kinds of insects?!

Did you know there may be as many as 3,000 different kinds of insects?


This is more than all the other animal and plant species combined! Of the huge numbers of insects, only a tiny amount, one percent, are harmful to humans. Most insects are harmless or actually beneficial. For example, without bees to pollinate flowers, plants would not have a way of reproducing and we wouldn’t have anything to eat!


Do you know any more fun facts? Send it to our editors and we’ll make it into a Fact of the Day for the #Nonitribe.