Posted January 19, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Images of what appear to be ladybugs infesting dogs' mouths have been circulating around the internet for a couple of years now. The truth is that they are not ladybugs but an invasive beetle known as Asian Lady Beetle, among other names. These bugs were  brought into the U.S. in an attempt to control aphid populations. Now some dogs are getting the downside of these bugs.

Posted January 18, 2017 by Kitty Devine

Most of the time when you receive a heart-shaped box it means a cardiac-stopping load of candy. Change that up this Valentine's Day with this massively weird and adorable Giant Microbes Heart Warming Box.

Posted January 17, 2017 by Creature Features

A new species of gibbon discovered by Chinese researchers in the lush tropical rainforest of southwestern China has been named after iconic Star Wars character Luke Skywalker.

Posted January 6, 2017 by Ron Callari

It’s like the Jurassic Park meets Westworld in a unique cinematic project that is being commandeered by TV broadcaster and naturalist, Sir David Frederick Attenborough. Next year, a new BBC natural history TV documentary will let loose hyper-realistic animatronic spy creatures to go undercover in the wild. As a first-of-its-kind behavioral exploration, man is going where wildlife has never gone before.

Posted January 5, 2017 by Creature Features

An exceedingly rare, psychedelically-hued, rainbow-tinted lobster caught in St. Marys Bay, Nova Scotia could be the poster child for the acid-ification of the oceans.

Posted December 29, 2016 by Ron Callari

As researched and reported in my previous blog, “Why We Should Be Concerned About The Sixth Mass Extinction,” we are the midst of an ‘extinction event.’ Considering there has only been five other mass extinctions since the dawn of time, it’s eye-opening to face the fact we are witnessing one in our lifetime.

Posted December 28, 2016 by Creature Features

These plush Tardigrades are about 1,000 times larger than actual Water Bears because it's tough to cuddle a pet too small to be seen with the naked eye.

Posted December 28, 2016 by Creature Features

A newly discovered species of Hawaiian coral reef fish has been named after President Barack Obama – the second fish to be named in honor of America's 44th president.