What is the world’s biggest creepy-crawly?

Creepy crawlies come in all great size and shapes. To determine any one creepy crawly as the biggest, it needs to be fixed in several categories such as size, length, width, etc. Which is not possible and true to their nature. Hence, we can assume different animals under different categories.

Some of the greatest creepy crawlies around the world are giant weta, giant huntsmen spider, titan beetle.


Giant weta:

  • Giant weta is known as the heaviest insect of the world.
  • It is found to weight even more than a mouse.
  • The giant weta can be found in New Zealand.
  • The characteristic feature of giant weta is that it gas ears on the knees of its front legs.

Giant huntsmen spider:

  • Giants huntsmen spider is found in place Laos. It was discovered in 2011.
  • Giants huntsmen spider has the longest leg span amongst all other species of group Arachnoid.
  • Their leg span can reach up to 30 centimetre.
  • Even though, they are poisonous animal, their venom is not dangerous for a healthy human being.

Titan Beetle:

  • Titan beetle can grow up to 7 inches.
  • This makes the Titan beetle the longest animal in the beetle species.
  • Titan beetle are found in the tropical forest of South America.
  • The great characteristic about a titan beetle is that, it has a very strong jaw. Jaws are capable of breaking the wooden pencil in two parts.

Fun Facts:

  1. Creepy crawlies are the insects or worms that are able to creep or crawl only.
  2. Cockroaches are also included in the creepy crawly.

Related Questions:

  1. Explain some other types of creepy crawlies.
  2. Name some famous creepy crawlies.
  3. Who all are the creepy crawlies.

True or False:

  1. Creepy crawlies can be distinguished on many factors.
  2. Lion is a creepy crawly.
  3. Titan beetle is the longest beetle of beetle species.
  4. Titan beetle comes under the category of plants.
  5. Creepy crawly are not required by human beings.

Objective Quiz:

  1. _______ is the heaviest insect of the world.
    1. Giant Weta.
    2. Giant spider.
    3. Giant mouse.
    4. None off the above.
  2. Giant weta are found in ________.
    1. New Zealand.
    2. Australia.
    3. Africa
    4. None of the above.
  3. ________ was discovered in 2011.
    1. Giant huntsmen spider.
    2. Giant weta.
    3. Titan beetle.
    4. None of the above.
  4. Titan beetle can grow up to ________.
    1. Seven inches long.
    2. Twelve inches long.
    3. Five inches long.
    4. Six inches long.
  5. _______ has a very strong jaw.
    1. Giant weta.
    2. Giant huntsmen spider.
    3. Titan beetle.
    4. None of the above.


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