Currently, there are around 900 thousand different kinds of insects known to science, with estimates of at least a million still waiting to be discovered. Many of us find them disgusting or scary, while others are extremely fascinated by their variety. Here are the top 10 extremely fascinating insects.
#1 Giant Weta
The giant weta native to the Little Barrier Island of New Zealand proudly bears the name of the heaviest and largest adult insect in the world, the record weight for one being of 71 grammes or 2.5 oz and more than 8.5 centimeters or 3.4 inches in length. Giant Weta is relative of the grasshopper and of the common house cricket.