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Water Bugs – but were you listening ?

1. What is the name of the insect that uses a ‘snorkel’ to allow it to breathe air ?

2. How else is that insect adapted for living in the pond ?

3. How do caddis fly larvae make sure that other animals don’t eat them ?

4. Dragonflies and damselflies have nymphs that are excellent predators – how do they catch their prey ?

5. How do water boatmen get their food ?

6. ……and how are they adapted for swimming ?

7. Describe the differences between the male and female newts.

8. The adult newts and the babies ( larvae ) breathe in different ways – explain .

9. What class of vertebrate does the newt belong to?

10. Name two other animals that belong to the same class as newts.