Posted February 5, 2020 by Kitty Devine

Coloring for adults may not be the total rage that is was several years ago, but for some of us it is still a great way to kick back and relax in the evening. This cool National Geographic Magnificent Animals Coloring Book is the perfect activity.

Posted January 4, 2020 by Laurie Kay Olson

Wasps are not exactly anyone's favorite animals since just about everyone has been stung by one at one time or another. We go out of our way to remove their nests and set up traps to kill them on an annual basis. A few years ago a biology student at the University of Florence in Italy, Mattia Menchetti, chose a captive group of paper wasps to perform a simple, yet spectacular, experiment.

 

 

 

 

Posted December 18, 2019 by Laurie Kay Olson

The praying mantis does look like an alien from another planet but it is strictly an earthling (as far as we know). So how do you connect these bugs with Christmas? It's really simple and it will make you think differently about your real tree selection. The female praying mantis really prefers to lay her pod of eggs in Fraser fir trees which are often sold as Christmas trees.

Posted October 20, 2019 by Ron Callari

The hashtag #BedBugSummit trended on Twitter October 18, due to allegations of pest infestation at President Trump’s resort in Doral, Florida.

Posted September 30, 2019 by Ron Callari

The lovebug (Plecia nearctica) is a species of fly found in parts of Central America and the southeastern United States, specifically South Carolina where I live.

Posted September 18, 2019 by Myra Per-Lee

Most of us in the U.S. would prefer it if our proteins came from meat or fish and not from bugs, but suppose you learned they were preferable proteins for your pet's food?

Posted September 11, 2019 by Kitty Devine

Many popular Halloween decorations come from horror, science fiction, and monster movies. One movie that hasn't had a lot of play, until now, is 1957s The Deadly Mantis. This creepy Preying Mantis Halloween Inflatable will let you put a monster insect in your yard.

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.