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Posts tagged entomology

January 15, 2014

 

There are numerous species of dung beetle.

A Dung Beetle Story

The bizarre story of how dung beetles bring the next generation into the world.

November 22, 2013

 

A bee takes a break on it's favorite twig.

Do Bugs Sleep?

Sorry BUGS, your brain isn't equipped for REM sleep, or any sleep for that matter.

November 11, 2013

 

Pompeii worm has a hot-and-cold temperament.

The Magnificent Pompeii Worm

The Pompeii worm proves invincible to the world's harshest conditions.

April 19, 2013

 

Ants like this one carry their waste matter, including other dead ants, to a dumpster of sorts called a "midden"

Ants And Their Dead

Has your house ever been under an ant invasion? Learn more on a Moment of Science.

June 1, 2012

 

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Bug Antifreeze

How do tiny bugs survive the harsh cold of winter?

April 30, 2012

 

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The World’s Biggest Spittoon

In the spring, the eastern half of North America turns into one big spittoon for spittlebugs.

February 2, 2012

 

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Survival Of The Sluggish

WANTED--Superlative silk producers. Benefits include housing, unlimited food and protection from all predators.

December 1, 2011

 

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Landing Strips For Bees

Flowers broadcast their hidden treasure with bright colors, sweet scents and beautiful markings. However, flowers' markings are more than cosmetic...

September 23, 2011

 

Mosquitoes, Beware! Dragonflies Are In The Air!

Dragonflies, carnivorous insects with amazing hunting abilities, will hunt their prey in swarms.

August 18, 2011

 

Housefly Acrobatics

Wait a minute before reaching for the fly swatter to check out the incredible aeronautical feats a fly can perform with ease!

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