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Name: Janine H.
Status: student
Age: 20s
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Date: 5/18/2004


Question:
Why do bugs/insects turn over on their backs when they die?


Replies:
I am not sure that they really do, or that we just happen to find them that way sometimes. It might be that because the legs of most insects are lighter than the body, and so once they are dead they would be more likely to be tipped over by any external force and gravity.

J. Elliott


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