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Mike and I were camping, when I found a tick (I won't tell you where). While trying to remove it, we started to argue. He said that a tick is an insect, I said arachnid. It has eight legs and two body segments. What is it? -Karen

Q: (9k) Is a spider an insect?

Spiders are arachnids. They eat insects. Arachnids have eight legs and two body segments (Insects have 6 legs and 3 body segments).

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Why don't spiders stick to their own webs? How could you make an insect marionette or hand puppet? How many eyes do arachnids have?

Yellow dot (9k) Bugs

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Yellow dot (9k) Build a bug toy

Yellow dot (9k) More power to the parts

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