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20

Aug

20 moth species more beautiful than butterflies
Butterflies get all the glory in the bug world. But moths are far from being the ugly step-sisters. Check out these gorgeous winged moths and their flamboyant coloration.

07

Aug

11 amazing examples of insect camouflage

04

Aug

Can ants save the world from climate change?When ants make limestone, they end up capturing tiny bits of carbon in the limestone, and this lessens the amount in our atmosphere.

Can ants save the world from climate change?
When ants make limestone, they end up capturing tiny bits of carbon in the limestone, and this lessens the amount in our atmosphere.

31

Jul

27

Jul

How United is helping track tiny speciesThe airline teamed up with the Smithsonian to equip its planes with radio receiver antennas that will gather data on difficult-to-track animals.

How United is helping track tiny species
The airline teamed up with the Smithsonian to equip its planes with radio receiver antennas that will gather data on difficult-to-track animals.

24

Jul

World’s largest aquatic insect has 8-inch wingspan and ‘giant snake-like fangs’This monster of a bug was recently discovered in a remote area of China’s Sichuan province.

World’s largest aquatic insect has 8-inch wingspan and ‘giant snake-like fangs’
This monster of a bug was recently discovered in a remote area of China’s Sichuan province.

23

Jul

How to garden for bumblebeesCreating a bumblebee-friendly garden will help the struggling pollinators and be a boon for your blooms as well.

How to garden for bumblebees
Creating a bumblebee-friendly garden will help the struggling pollinators and be a boon for your blooms as well.

10

Jul

Can plants ‘hear’ themselves being eaten?New study shows that plants mount an immune response to the mere sound of a chomping insect.

Can plants ‘hear’ themselves being eaten?
New study shows that plants mount an immune response to the mere sound of a chomping insect.

09

Jul

Butterflies change travel plans as U.K. warmsBritish winters used to be too cold for the butterflies, but not anymore.

Butterflies change travel plans as U.K. warms
British winters used to be too cold for the butterflies, but not anymore.

05

Jul

How to attract fireflies to your backyardFireflies are like Mother Nature’s fairy lights, and who doesn’t want more of that? Here’s how to get your garden twinkling.

How to attract fireflies to your backyard
Fireflies are like Mother Nature’s fairy lights, and who doesn’t want more of that? Here’s how to get your garden twinkling.