Scientific Names: Coccinellidae (ladybug) and Gryllidae (cricket)
Ladybugs came from Australia...at least the ones in the U.S. came from there.
The male cricket chirps to impress the female cricket.
Cricket songs are musical to the human ear because their carrier frequencies are relatively pure and low.
Ladybugs can fly backwards on takeoff.
Ladybugs sell for about $14.95 a pint.
Aristotle ate crickets.
Crickets are vegetarians.
Four hours after dark is when the crickets chirp loudest.
A seven-spotted ladybug, when crushed and tamped into a dental cavity, relieves toothache. Or so it was believed centuries ago by those innovators who treated such pain. Pretty time consuming. They went on a lot of field trips.