2013-10-25 11_21_30-Microsoft PowerPoint - [Animal Classification.pptx]

Animal life cycles and classification

Insects There are two groups of insects. In the first group, including insects such as cockroaches, grasshoppers, dragonflies and bugs, the wings develop gradually on the outside of the body and get larger at each moult until they are fully formed. The young stages of these insects are called nymphs and they usually resemble the[…]


Tongue map

It is not true that different sections of the tongue are exclusively responsible for different basic tastes. This is a misconception that has persisted since 1901 and has been illustrated with a schematic map of the tongue, with certain parts of the tongue labeled for each taste. Although widely taught in schools, this was scientifically[…]


Bats are not blind.

There are two main groups of bats – Megachiroptera and Microchiroptera. The Megachiroptera are medium-sized to large bats that eat fruits, nectar, and sometimes small animals or fish. These species have pronounced visual centers and big eyes as they use senses of vision and smell to capture their prey. For example, Flying Foxes are able[…]