Good Bug/Bad Bug

Good Bug/Bad Bug


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bedbug
honey bee
maggots v2
June Bug
fireflys
earthworm
monarch butterfly
American Bird Grasshopper v2
GardenSpider
Crickets
1200px Common house fly Musca domestica
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slug
tick
earwig 3
bedbug

Bed Bug

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  • bad bug

bedbug

Bad Bug

  1. Bed bugs feed on human blood. Bad bug!
  2. Bed bugs do not spread diseases. Good news, but still a bad bug. 
  3. Bed bugs are thought to have been here for over 60 million years. Since recorded history, even ancient Chinese people had them.
  4. Bed bugs have been bad bugs for a very long time.

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honey bee

Honey Bee

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honey bee

Good Bug

  1. Honey bees are responsible for all insect pollination in the farmer's fields. A very important and good bug.
  2. Bee honey is a pure and natural food, made by honey bees. Yummy.  This is a good bug.
  3. Eating honey from your local area can help fight allergies. Honey bees are great bugs.

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maggots v2

Fly Maggots

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  • bad bug

maggots v2

Good Bug and Bad Bug

  1. Maggots eat anything and everything. This is good 'cause they eat rotten stuff.  This is bad 'cause they eat good stuff.
  2. Maggots are sometimes used to clean wounds in people. This is good because sometimes they can help doctors help us.
  3. Too many maggots around farm animals is bad because they spread disease and eat livestock live. Very bad.

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June Bug

June Bugs

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  • bad bug

June Bug

Good Bug and Bad Bug

  1. When June bugs are in their larva form, they eat the roots of weeds, (good) and the roots of vegetable plants (bad).
  2. Adult June bugs feed on the flowers and leaves and can strip plants bare. This is bad.
  3. June bugs are good food for birds and animals. This is good because birds and animals need food.
  4. June bugs scare people and they run away when they see them. This is just funny 'cause June bugs don't bite.

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fireflys

Fireflys

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  • bad bug

fireflys

Good Bug

  1. A firefly larva is called a glow worm. It must be good. Not just anyone has a glowing bum.
  2. Fireflies do not bite, they do not carry disease, and they are not poisonous. They are just sparkly and bright. This is good.
  3. Fireflies contain special chemicals used in cancer research, multiple Sclerosis research, Cystic Fibrosis research, and research in heart disease. This makes it a great bug.

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earthworm

Earthworm

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  • bad bug

earthworm

Good Bug

  1. Earthworms plow through the soil by making tunnels in the earth. This is really good for gardens.
  2. Earthworms eat the dirt as they tunnel, then poop it out. The poop is called "castings". The castings are rich in nutrients that feed plants. This is very good.
  3. Earthworms have 5 hearts, no lungs, and no eyes. This is just cool.

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monarch butterfly

Monarch Butterfly

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  • Bad Bug

monarch butterfly

Good Bug

  1. Monarch butterfly larva eat only milkweed plants. This is good because they don't eat our garden plants.
  2. Milkweed tastes awful. This makes monarch larva and butterflies taste awful, so birds do not like to eat them. This is good for them.
  3. Monarch butterflies live in Mexico during the winter and migrate to Canada for the summers. They are very beautiful and good.

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American Bird Grasshopper v2

Grasshopper

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  • bad bug

American Bird Grasshopper v2

GOOD BUG AND BAD BUG

  1. Grasshoppers are a good source of protein and can be eaten by humans. This might seem yucky, but it's good to know.
  2. Grasshoppers can ruin farmers' fields, which makes them pests. This makes them a bad bug, but if we just ate them then there would be no problem.
  3. That brown stuff that comes out off a grasshopper, when you hold it, is SPIT. It helps it keep enemies away. This is not molasses.

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GardenSpider

Garden Spider

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  • bad bug

GardenSpider

Good Bug

  1. Garden spiders are mostly seen in the fall.
  2. Garden spiders eat bugs that we do not want around our houses.
  3. Garden spiders are not poisonous, but with all spider bites, it is best to have them checked out. They are still good bugs.

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Crickets

Cricket

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  • bad bug

Crickets

Bad Bug

  1. Crickets will eat anything, even your clothes.
  2. Crickets are cold-blooded. 
  3. Only male crickets can chirp. Even though they're considered a bad bug, some people believe that they are good luck.

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1200px Common house fly Musca domestica

Housefly

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  • bad bug

1200px Common house fly Musca domestica

Bad Bug

  1. The housefly is always found around humans and their activities. They are dirty, bad bugs.
  2. The housefly's favorite food is sugar.
  3. Houseflies eat garbage and poop, and carry it around in their mouth parts.
  4. Then, they throw it all up over our clean food, to turn it into a kind of fly slushie to drink. Yuck!

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Lady Bug

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  • bad bug

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Good Bug

  1. A lady bug's favorite food is aphids and aphids are really bad bugs for gardens.
  2. Lady bugs want to come inside when it gets cold outside.
  3. There are 400 kinds of lady bugs in North America.
  4. The spotted bugs that come inside our houses in Nova Scotia are actually Asian Beetles.  They have 19 spots.  Yes, I counted them.

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slug

Slug

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  • bad bug

slug

Bad bug

  1. Have you ever seen the slimy trails under and behind a slug? It is called mucous (mew-cus).
  2. Slug mucous tastes very bad to predators, like toads. It gets their mouths all gooey and sticky and then the toads do not want to eat the slugs. Yucky, bad bug.
  3. Slugs eat garden plants.  This is bad.
  4. Slugs have both male and female parts. They don't have to find mates. Lucky for them.

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tick

Tick

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  • bad bug

tick

bad bug

  1. Ticks can spread diseases like Lyme Disease.
  2. Ticks vary in size and color.
  3. After the female feeds on a human or animal, she can get as big as a grape.

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earwig 3

Earwig

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  • bad bug

earwig 3

good and bad bug

  1. Earwigs can be good for a garden because they eat small insect pests.
  2. Earwigs can be bad because they eat vegetables and flowers.
  3. Earwigs live for about one year.

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