Bumble bees have surprisingly capable brains. They can play a simple version of soccer and pull a string to get a reward. They may even experience optimism.
Reliable identification of fire ants, carpenter ants, and other potential pests around your home and garden.
Over the past few decades, the number of undersea species have been steadily declining. Irresponsible human activities are driving these amazing creatures much closer to extinction. Learn more about some of the worlds most endangered marine animals.
You have seen zombies on film and TV shows, but have you seen real-life zombie ants? Continue reading to learn more.
Do ants have lungs and blood? How can they lift things that are much bigger than them? Why do they keep bumping into each other? Discover the answers to these questions and find out more truly amazing facts about the lives of these tiny, crafty insects.
Hercules beetles are named after the hero of ancient myths. The male has horns that may be very long. The insects can change colour and are found in both the old and the new world.
Puss and saddleback caterpillars are attractive insects. Unfortunately, they can hurt us because they are stinging caterpillars. A sting may create relatively minor problems, but in some people the sting can cause serious and potentially dangerous symptoms.
The crucifix frog has a cross pattern on its body. It spends most of its life underground but emerges during the rainy season. The frog makes a sticky substance that may be useful in medicine.
This guide to identifying 21 beetle types is easy to use and accurate. Find out if your beetle is rare, if it might be a pest, and more.
Fireflies are some of the most fascinating insects you will ever see if you have been fortunate enough to see one. Unfortunately, they are not as common as they once were. Where have all of the fireflies gone?
Horsehair worms are long and slender animals that writhe and form shapes resembling knots with their body. They are parasites during part of their life cycle and at one point control the behaviour of their host.
Zombie ants are controlled by a fungus. Draculas eat the blood of their larvae. Some ants herd caterpillars or aphids and "milk" them. Leafcutter ants grow fungus to eat.