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Lacewings

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Lacewings are very helpful insects when they're young. Baby lacewings eat only meat and are so "voracious," or hungry that they will eat many times their body weight. To get rid of an infestation, gardeners dump a bucket of lacewing eggs into the garden. They hatch and eat every pest in sight.

  1. 1. Who likes to dump lacewings into their gardens?
    1. a. Gardeners
    2. b. Beekeepers
    3. c. Farmers
  2. 2. How much do baby lacewings eat?
    1. a. A little
    2. b. Nothing
    3. c. A lot
  3. 3. When are lacewings helpful?
    1. a. When they're old
    2. b. When they're larvae
    3. c. When they're young