The reality TV show I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here is under fire for using non-native insects while filming in the Welsh countryside.
Nov. 26, 2020 • ~6 min
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The Great Fox-Spider had not been seen since the early 1990s and was feared extinct in the UK.
Oct. 31, 2020 • ~2 min
Insects are plentiful and inexpensive. Even when children aren't attending school in person, they can learn from the encounters they have with insects outside.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~5 min
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An Italian study revealed how a murder mystery novel and a medical rarity were used to whip up media hysteria about spiders.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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The slingshot spider can launch itself at pray with a velocity of more than 13 feet per second. Unsuspecting mosquitoes don't stand a chance.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~9 min
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Citizen scientists have helped researchers track the changing environment during the pandemic.
June 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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It is one of Europe's "best wildlife secrets" and home to unique and unusual species.
Jan. 25, 2020 • ~10 min
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With insect populations in decline, a study shows how gardens can support beetles, spiders and the like.
Dec. 7, 2019 • ~3 min
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