Tag archives for bugs
No warm and fuzzy here—a possible boom in a highly venomous but irresistibly touchable caterpillar is sending people in the eastern U.S. to the hospital.
How many spiders do we really eat in a year? Can cockroaches survive nuclear winter? What’s the difference between venomous and poisonous?
Dino Martins travels around the world to study insect behavior. In honor of World Environment Day, take a closer look at a few amazing insects to remind us of the incredible and wonderful creatures that we share this planet with.
Four new species of cave insects in Brazil have sex-reversed genitalia, a “completely astonishing” discovery, scientists say.
St. Patrick’s Day is almost here, a holiday famous for parades, parties, and everything turning so green that it’s like looking at the world through night-vision goggles. But when we think “green” we sometimes think “eco,” so in honor of Green Day here are five of nature’s “greenest” animals, not in color but in habit.…
The disguise secreted by the skin also keeps the West African savanna frog moist, researchers say.
It may or may not be a new species, but this crazy-haired bug is an eye popper of a planthopper.
A new species of eyeless insect adapted to the darkness has been discovered in an Arizona cave, a new study says.
To escape the Vietnamese heat, a caterpillar larvae leaps dozens of times a minute—without seeing where it’s going.