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What Do Ostriches Eat? The Answer May Surprise You

Did you know the ostrich can run up to 43 miles per hour? They’re so fast that they can cover up to five meters in one stride! Ostriches are beautiful and fascinating creatures, but what do ostriches eat? If you’ve been looking to learn more about ostriches, we’re here to help. So read on for […]

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What Do Centipedes Eat? The Answer May Surprise You

Centipedes are a large classification of insects with various diets. House centipedes, stone centipedes, and scolopendra are all highly varied in behavior and food. There are even venomous giant centipedes that can take down small rodents! But what is the full extent to what a centipede will eat? According to Britannica, there are roughly 3,000 […]

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What Do Ants Eat? The Answer May Surprise You

Ants may be tiny insects, but they live in massive colonies. Ant colonies may range from a few dozen to millions of organized individuals. Ants can invade residential homes foraging for anything they can take back to their colonies. Have you spotted ants in your home and wondered, “What do ants eat?” Learn about ants […]

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What Do Beavers Eat? The Answer May Surprise You

Beavers are one of the most common rodents that you can find in North America, typically found around wetlands and marshes. Next to the capybara, they’re the second-largest living rodent in the world! But what do beavers eat when they’re not building a dam? If you’ve been interested in learning more about a beaver’s diet, […]

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What Do Hippos Eat? The Answer May Surprise You

Hippopotamuses, or hippos, dwell on land and love to swim in the water, which makes them semi-aquatic animals. The scientific name for a hippo is Hippopotamus amphibius and they come from the Hippopotamidae as one of the two species that are extant in that group of animals.  What do hippos eat? What process do hippos […]

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What Do Butterflies Eat? The Answer May Surprise You

Butterflies are insects that are closely related to moths. Butterflies have large, brightly-colored wings that flap very rapidly when they fly. They have a four-stage life cycle and spend part of their lives as caterpillars. Various species of butterflies live all over the world. Butterflies’ food is ingested through a tube-like tongue called the proboscis. […]

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What Do Skunks Eat? The Answer May Surprise You

Did you know that the average skunk can live up to 15 years in captivity? However, they only survive about two to three years in the wild. But what do skunks eat, whether they’re in the wild or captivity? If you’ve been curious to know what skunks eat (or if you’re curious about what skunk […]

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What Do Crickets Eat? The Answer May Surprise You

If you keep crickets as food for your pets or are concerned with insect infestation in your home or garden, you may wonder, “What do crickets eat?” Here, we’ll take a deeper look at the cricket diet, how they find food and what eats crickets. Let’s dive right in. Cricket Food: What Do Crickets Eat? […]

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What Do Axolotls Eat? The Answer May Surprise You

The axolotl is an amphibian otherwise known scientifically as the Ambystoma mexicanum from the Urodela. As paedomorphic salamanders, they can transform sexually mature without losing their gills as frogs do. This species is related to the tiger salamander, which both share the trait of reaching adulthood by undergoing metamorphosis.  What do axolotls eat in the […]

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What Do Ladybugs Eat? The Answer May Surprise You

Did you know there are roughly 5,000 different species of ladybugs in the world? The ten-spotted and seven-spotted ladybugs are the iconic ones that most recognize, but they’re far from alone! Also called lady beetles, ladybirds, and ladybird beetles, ladybugs are some of the most common insects in North America. Have you been curious to […]