Humans have developed some pretty complex weapons—and so have insects. But insects have their weapons built right into their bodies. They use nasty sprays, painful stings, or giant pincers to fight their enemies, and the damage can be devastating.

Many insects have strong jaws shaped like pincers. Sometimes these pincers are so large that they can be used as weapons. Male stag beetles

use their giant jaws to have wrestling matches. Soldier ants also have huge jaws for fighting off animals that attack their nests.

7 In this wrestling match, one stag beetle has managed to lift the other off the ground.


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