Where most insects fear to tread, a brave beetle feasts on beaver-ravaged cottonwood trees.
Most creatures run the other way when they detect a forest fire, but not beetles of the genus Melanophila, or "fire beetles/bug" or the "fire bug".
Do you know anything about the Jamaican click beetle? It’s a bioluminescent insect and it’s belly glows orange. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Almost all mammals, in fact, have REM sleep; birds do too, although only in the early parts of their lives. It seems that sleep and REM are required by a particularly complex kind of brain.