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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.
Expedition planning has changed considerably since the first survey of Tafelberg in 1944.
David George Gordon, also known as “The Bug Chef,” has shared his love for cooking insects through demonstrations in thirty-two states and four foreign countries. The Seattle-based chef and naturalist is the author of nineteen books, including 1998’s The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook. The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook has just been revised and re-released by Ten Speed Press. Around…
Ever wondered what cicadas, mealworms, or crickets taste like? Two National Geographic writers experimented with entomophagy, or bug eating, so you don’t have to.
We believe these funky individuals to be a rare morph of the common meadow grasshopper Chorthippus parallelus. I certainly hadn’t and didn’t even know you could have a pink grasshopper, let alone actually see one for real in the wild!