Identify that furry or fuzzy caterpillar you found with the help of this quick, easy, and authoritative guide.
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!
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...
Lonomia obliqua is a moth caterpillar with a powerful sting. It has killed people through contact with the caterpillar's stinging spines. Read more about Lonomia obliqua!
Some caterpillars can really sting. Here's a guide to the ones you're most likely to run into.
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.
Bed bug bites, as seen in the following pictures, are irritating marks that are signs of being bit by one of the hardiest insects known to humans. Pesticide resilient, these pests are an epidemic.
Its often quite hard to find butterfly photos that anyone can use so I put all mine up for free. Please visit https://www.flickr.com/photos/remedy451/ and type the butterfly name in the search box.
Red wasps and yellow jacket wasps both pack a very painful sting. Some folks are allergic to those stings and their venom. I suggest killing all of them who nest near your home for the good of all.
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...