An insect is a type of animal. It usually has six legs and wings. Many insects live for a very short time. They also have an exoskeleton, which means that their skeleton is on the exterior of the body. The inside of the body is soft.
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insect / insects
*freaked out: scared
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This page was first published on February 9, 2014. It was updated on May 28, 2016.