Posted December 9, 2019 by Ron Callari

Like something biblical, like locusts out of Exodus 10:3–6, a plague of grasshoppers swarmed Sin City [aka Las Vegas] this past July. This migration was triggered by a harsh winter, one the city hadn't seen in a long time.

Posted September 5, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

It's amazing to think how much importance this common little house wren plays in the ecosystem. It eats insects that could run out of control without the help of birds.

 

Posted August 7, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

Sometimes you just have to march to the beat of your own drum and leave the grass behind and become a dandelion-hopper.

Posted July 28, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

One of the things I like about summer is all of the new friends you get to meet!

Posted June 22, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

This photo is reputed to be real photographic evidence of the size that the grasshoppers reached in the Midwest during the Great Depression.

Posted February 28, 2017 by Ron Callari

The goal is 12,000 species. The ’Photo Ark’ navigator and animal photographer is Joel Sartore. The mission is to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he’s traveled to 40 countries and has accomplished more than half of his target.

Posted July 4, 2014 by Creature Features

A large loco locust landed on James Rodriguez, just as the Colombian footballer was about to score his team's only goal in a crushing semifinal loss to Brazil.

Posted February 26, 2014 by Kitty Devine

The Solar-Powered Frightened Grasshopper is actually a do-it-yourself kit that allows you to build your very own solar-powered robot. It can be fun for you or a great science project for your kids.