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WHAT IS CAMOUFLAGE?
THE ABILITY TO BLEND IN WITH THE BACKGROUND
THE AMBUSH BUG HAS THIS GIFT SO IT IS ABLE TO HUNT THEN CATCH ITS MEALS-IT HIDES IN THE FLOWERS UNTIL AS BEE, FLY OR BUTTERFLY COMES ALONG THEN IT GRABS THEM AND SUCKS OUT THEIR INSIDES!
WHAT IS "PIERCING-SUCKING MOUTHPARTS?"
HOW A TRUE BUG'S MOUTH IS DESIGNED-IT CANNOT CHEW ITS FOOD
HOW CAN YOU TELL IF A BUG IS A "TRUE BUG"?
THEY HAVE TWO PAIRS OF WINGS THAT CROSS TO FORM A LARGE V OR X
BEDBUGS, STINKBUGS, GIANT WATER BUGS, BACK SWIMMERS, WATER STRIDERS AND CHINCH BUGS ARE ALL TRUE BUGS
WHAT IS THE NAME OF AN ANIMAL WITHOUT A BACKBONE?
INVERTEBRATE
SPIDERS ARE IN THIS FAMILY
WHAT ANIMAL HAS EIGHT LEGS AND TWO BODY PARTS?
SPIDERS
WHAT ANIMAL HAS SIX LEGS AND THREE BODY PARTS?
INSECTS
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE SPIDER THAT SLOWLY CHANGES COLORS TO MATCH ITS SURROUNDINGS?
GOLDENROD SPIDER
THIS SPIDER CAN ALSO WALK FORWARD, BACKWARD OR SIDEWAYS
WHAT INSECT IS SUCH A GOOD HUNTER THAT GARDENERS SOMETIMES BUY THE HARD EGG CASES FROM GARDEN SHOPS FOR THEIR GARDEN? WHAT ARE THEIR YOUNG CALLED RATHER THAN LARVAE SINCE THEY LOOK LIKE ADULTS?
PRAYING MANTIS

NYMPHS
1/4 OF ALL THE ANIMALS IN THE WORLD ARE...
BEETLES
IF AN INSECT HAS A STRAIGHT LINE RUNNING DOWN ITS ABDOMEN (LAST BODY PART) IT IS PROBABLY A...
BEETLE
THESE INSECTS ALSO HAS CHEWING MOUTHPARTS THAT CAN BE VERY DESTRUCTIVE
BEETLE LARVAE ARE OFTEN CALLED...
GRUBS
WHY DID THE DAISY'S NAME COME FROM THE OLD ENGLISH WORDS FOR "DAY'S EYE"?
BECAUSE THE BLOSSOMS CLOSE AT NIGHT AND OPEN AT DAWN
WHAT IS THE YELLOW CENTER OF THE DAISY CALLED?
THE DISK
WHICH GREEK WORD DID THE ASTER GET THEIR NAME FROM?
THE GREEK WORD FOR "STAR"
THIS COMPOSITE LOOKS MUCH LIKE DAISIES EXCEPT THEY HAVE MORE THAN ONE FLOWER HEAD PER STEM-DAISIES ONLY HAVE ONE HEAD ON ONE STEM
WHAT FLOWER MAY YOU SEE IN FIELDS?
BLACK-EYED SUSAN
THIS IS ALSO MARYLAND'S STATE FLOWER-IT LOOKS LIKE A DAISY WITH YELLOW RAY FLOWERS AND WITH DISK FLOWERS THAT FORM A BROWN CONE IN THE CENTER
WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO WEAR THICK LEATHER GLOVES TO PICK A THISTLE?
ITS PRICKLY LEAVES AND STEMS OF THE THISTLE PROTECTS IT FROM PEOPLE AND GRAZING CATTLE, BUT THE FRAGRANT PURPLE FLOWER HEADS ATTRACT MANY INSECTS, ESPECIALLY BUMBLEBEES AND BUTTERFLIES
WHAT IS THE OTHER NAME FOR THE PAINTED LADY BUTTERFLY?
"THE THISTLE BUTTERFLY" BECAUSE IT LAYS ITS EGGS ON THE THISTLE.
WHAT IS THE OTHER ANIMAL CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THE THISTLE AND WHY?
THE GOLD FINCH BECAUSE IT USES THE FLUFFY THISTLE DOWN (FROM WHEN IT'S BEGINNING TO GO TO SEED) TO BUILD ITS NEST
WHAT PLANT DO MANY PEOPLE CONFUSE WITH THE GOLDENROD PLANT AND WHY DO YOU NOT WANT TO BE AROUND THIS PLANT IN THE FALL?
RAGWEED

MANY PEOPLE ARE ALLERGIC TO IT-IT CAN CAUSE THEIR EYES TO WATER AND NOSE TO RUN-IT CAN GIVE THEM HAYFEVER
WHAT IS A WORD THAT MEANS "MADE OF MANY PARTS"?
COMPOSITE
WHAT IS THE LARGEST FAMILY OF FLOWERING PLANTS?
COMPOSITES
WHAT BEE IS TWICE THE SIZE OF A HONEYBEE?
BUMBLEBEE
THIS INSECT ATTACKS HONEYBEES FROM THE AIR AND SUCKS OUT THEIR BODY JUICES
BEE KILLER
MY GRUBS ARE DESTRUCTIVE TOT HE BLACK LOCUST TREE
LOCUST BORER
I MAKE A PAPER NEST UNDERGROUND
YELLOW JACKET
I MAY LOOK LIKE I AM READY TO PRAY BUT I AM REALLY LOOKING FOR PREY
PRAYING MANTIS
I CAN CHANGE FROM YELLOW TO WHITE TO MATCH MY SURROUNDINGS
GOLDEN ROD SPIDER
I MIMIC THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY AND MY CATERPILLAR USES A LEAF FOR A BLANKET
VICEROY
I MIMIC THE YELLOW JACKET BUT AM REALLY A FLY
AMERICAN HOVER FLY
I AM A FLY THAT LOOKS LIKE A HONEYBEE DRONE
DRONE FLY