Insects rule the world, quite literally. Studies show there are quintillions of insects on planet Earth — and spiders consume 400 to 800 tons of them each year.
This video from TED-Ed Original aims to explain why, and how, insects are so abundant.
“If insects suddenly morphed into large beings and decided to wage war on us, there’s no doubt that humans would lose,” authors of the lesson say.
TED-Ed Original lessons feature the words and ideas of educators brought to life by professional animators.