There are nearly 5,000 different kinds of ladybugs worldwide
and 400 which live in North America.
A female ladybug will lay more than 1000 eggs in her lifetime.
The male ladybug is usually smaller than the female.
A ladybug beats its wings 85 times a second when it flies.
Aphids are a ladybug's favorite food.
Ladybugs chew from side to side, not up and down like people do.
Ladybugs make a chemical that smells and tastes terrible
so that birds and other predators won't eat them.
The spots on a ladybug fade as the ladybug gets older.
Ladybugs won't fly if the temperature is below 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
The ladybug is the official state insect of Delaware, Massachusetts,
New Hampshire, Ohio, and Tennessee.
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