Minibeasts

Introduction

A mini  beast  is  a   small   creature  that   doesn’t  have  a  backbone  and  are  called  invertebrates.They,re  different  to  us    because  they  can  walk,fly  and  swim.Some can  bite  and some don’t  bite.

Snails

a  snail  is  a  small slimy  creature  that  has  a  shell  on  it,s  back so  when  it  gets   frightened  it  can  go in  it’s  shell.You may   find  some  snails  when  you  go on  a  walk  under a  log  slithering  around  to  find food. these  snails  have feelers so they can  eat ,  smell  see  and  drink

Spider

Spiders  have 8  legs  so they  can  run  and  catch  other  mini  beasts. some  have  3  types  of   webs  a  hammock  web  ,  cobweb  and a  funnel  web  . They  eat  flies,moths and even  mice  so  they  are  not  hungry  all  the  time  !  These   spiders  can spin  gigantic  webs  some  are  as  big  as  a piece  of  paper.There  are  30  species  of  spiders  in the  UK.

Bees

Bees  can  only  sting  once  then  they  die.  The  queen  bee  can  lay  up  to  1,500  eggs  a  day. A  bee  has  900  cells  in  it,s  brain. Each  colony  smells  different  to  bees  this  is  they  can  tell  where  they  live. They  can  walk  and  fly  .  They   have  a  thorax  and  an  abdomen and  some  little  wings.

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