Tagged as: insects

Why do locusts swarm?

The [wiki]coronavirus pandemic[/wiki] is not the only challenge East Africa has faced in 2020. Earlier this year the region was hit by a local invasion of locusts that damaged crops. Now another wave is causing more destruction.  According to the United Nations (UN), the food supply of 23 million people

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How does a Caterpillar turn into a Butterfly?

The beautiful winged insects we recognise as butterflies are actually in the fourth and final stage of their life cycles. But how did they get there? This article is the first of a two-part series on butterflies. WHAT ARE BUTTERFLIES? Butterflies are insects found all over the world, and come

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