Black Caterpillar with Spikes and Red Bands: What is it? Did you find a black fuzzy caterpillar? Does it look like this? If so, you might have a giant leopard moth caterpillar, also known as a great leopard moth or an...
You've probably heard of Australia's wombats, but how much do you know about them? I live in wombat territory. Here's my observations.
This article provides a reality check on the nearly universally loved and worshiped cetacean species.
Learn the difference between fishing, raft, and dock spiders compared to wolf spiders, and read about my personal encounter with a giant wolf spider, bigger than a dinner plate, lurking in my apartment!
IUCN has declared that 418 animal species in the Philippines are threatened; either vulnerable or endangered. This article lists down the top ten critically endangered animals in the Philippines
There are three very poisonous dangerous spiders in the United States. They are the Brown Recluse Spider, the Black Widow Spider, and the Hobo Spider. There are also some species of spiders in the USA that are not as...
In a multi-part series, Mel Carriere explores mailbox invaders that should make postal customers and letter carriers proceed cautiously before sticking their hands blindly into mail receptacles.
The dire wolf, Canis dirus; was much larger than the largest wolves alive today.
What kind of butterfly is this? People often ask me this question, and I'm happy to help. This article shows you some of the most interesting North American butterflies.
As if sharks weren't enough to embed fear in the hearts of swimmers all over the world, there is an entire host of creepy creatures that somehow managed to make it into the 'fish' category. Each and every one...