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Brace for Brood X, one of the largest groups of periodical cicadas

Like people in a pandemic winter, periodical cicadas are waiting for the warmer weather of spring. What’s happening: In a few weeks, billions of the…

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This is butterfly porn

Every year, Monarch butterflies travel 3,000 miles from Canada and the norther United States to Central Mexico’s Oyamel fir forests. Once they arrive, they rest…

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Striking Australian Bee Spotted for First Time in a Century—but It Could Face New Threats

Not since 1923 have scientists gazed upon the Australian cloaked bee. That is, until recently when scientists located a few populations in the wild. But…

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Venomous spiders prompt University of Michigan library to close

The Shapiro Undergraduate Library closed for two days after three Mediterranean recluse spiders were found in a storage area. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/venomous-spiders-prompt-university-michigan-library-close-n1258842 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Dragonflies use backflips to right themselves when thrown off balance

Researchers have been conducting an investigation into dragonflies in hopes that details on how the insects fly and remain stable in the air could be…

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A Quarter of Known Bee Species Haven’t Been Seen Since 1990

A global study finds that species numbers reported in the wild fell sharply between 1990 and 2015. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/a-quarter-of-known-bee-species-havent-been-seen-since-1990/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Monarch butterfly population moves closer to extinction

The number of western monarch butterflies wintering along the California coast has plummeted precipitously to a record low. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/monarch-butterfly-population-moves-closer-extinction-rcna231 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Watch “a bunch of cool looking insect flying in slow motion”

Dr. Adrian Smith of the Evolutionary Biology & Behavior Research Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences & North Carolina State University shot…

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How bees stay warm in the winter

You may have heard at one time or another that honeybees hibernate in the winter. Insects use many different methods to survive cold weather, but…

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Here’s what happens when a bee stings you directly in your eyeball

Enlarge / Avoid getting these near your eyeball. (credit: Getty | Matt Cardy) There are precious few things that could truly make 2020 worse than…

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How flies are able to elude your fly swatter

Flies have a number of tools in their arsenal that have given them a perpetual edge in the battle against human-engineered fly swatter technology. The…

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The ungentle joy of spider sex

Enlarge / Look carefully into the spider’s two largest eyes and you can see internal structures similar to the ones that we’ve evolved. (credit: Emre…

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The Surprising Way Keyhole Wasps Can Take Down an Airplane

Keyhole wasps like to build their nests in tiny holes, including the openings of devices used to measure the speed of aircraft. A recent investigation…

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Global map of bees created in conservation first

The data will help protect vital pollinators and could lead to new bee discoveries, say scientists. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55006902 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Some male spiders tie up females before sex so they don’t get eaten alive

Spider cannibalism — the tendency for female spiders to eat their mates during or after sex — is fairly common knowledge at this point. There’s…

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What to wear when you’re battling giant, venomous hornets

Enlarge (credit: Washington State Department of Agriculture) By now you’ve surely seen the pictures: A dozen humanoid forms encased in full-body, white nylon suits are…

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Washington state discovers first ‘murder hornet’ nest in US

Scientists in Washington state have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to…

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Fascinating time-lapse security cam footage of a spider spinning a web

There are many time-lapse security cam clips around of spiders building webs but this one is particularly striking to me because of the angle, lighting,…

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Murder hornet escapes after being captured by scientists

<p>Some 18 Asian hornets have been found in Washington since they were first spotted last year</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/murder-hornet-escapes-researchers-tracking-device-washington-b1038626.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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A Caterpillar With Vomit-Inducing Poison Fur Is Taking Over Virginia

The West Coast is dealing with murder hornets entering a “slaughter phase.” Now the East Coast is getting in on the bad bug action, too,…

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Biden campaign sells out ‘truth over flies’ swatter after fly lands on Pence during debate

The Biden campaign quickly sold out of a “Truth Over Flies” fly swatter it was offering inspired by a viral moment from Wednesday’s vice presidential debate.During the event…

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