Top 15 Weirdest Insects in the World

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Bush Cricket
Watch out, pointy!

Scientific name: Panacanthus cuspidatus
Habitat: Central America, South America

These bush crickets have countless spines all over their bodies. These can be very painful for predators! Their mouths are also pretty pointy: they’re so sharp that they can even pierce human skin. But they can’t cause any serious injury.

Bush Cricket Bush Cricket - Photo: Dr Morley Read/Shutterstock