Insects are the most abundant animals on Earth, with about 1 million species described so far. Scientists think that the actual number of living insect species could be as high as 5 million to 10 million. With so many different kinds, we're bound to come across all sorts of insects--from butterflies to beetles to bumblebees--right in our own backyards.
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