What if a nice, protein-rich insect doesn't get trapped in the web every day? What's a hungry orb-weaver to do?
Just how vulnerable and sensitive are insects to climate change?
Bugs flip when they die because their legs return to what is called the "position of flexion."
Scientists working in Panama have discovered a parasitic worm that infects a certain species of ant, altering the ant to look like a red, ripe berry.
When you think about sexually transmitted diseases, I'm willing to bet a housefly isn't a thought. Flies can catch a fungus called Entomophthora muscae.
Wildfires have been happening for millions of years, but how does the environment recover from such widespread destruction? The surprising answer: beetle poop.
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".
We've all heard of Pavlov's dogs, but have you heard of Mizunami's cockroaches?
Ants have an amazing ability to communicate with each other and work together to accomplish complex tasks. Humans should learn from them!
As part of the mating process, female giant water bugs latch onto male water bugs and cement as many as one hundred and fifty eggs to his back, then leaves.