Fish, Birds, and Reptiles all enjoy the benefits of the high protein/nutritional value of mealworms. Whether enjoying a day of fishing or placed in a feeder to attract wild birds, the faithful always fullfills its destiny of supplying fishermen, pet owners, and bird enthusiasts with the highest degree of enjoyment. Simple Facts: Mealworms are actually Darkling Beetles in the larvae stage! Mealworms can last nine months depending on moisture, feed, and temperature. All orders come with very simple instructions. Guaranteed Live!