Queens "quack" when ready to hatch - but if two are free at the same time, they fight to the death.
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After spending most of their lives in the soil, periodical cicadas will come out in three US states.
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The "shockingly large" hornets can kill humans with their sting and are known to destroy beehives.
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The health of insect populations globally is far more varied than previous research suggested.
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A new 10-year strategy to halt extinction must protect the gene pools of all life on earth, say experts.
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Tourists love the sight of fireflies glowing at night but it can kill the insects, scientists say.
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With insect populations in decline, a study shows how gardens can support beetles, spiders and the like.
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