An easy, photo-rich guide to identifying stinging caterpillars
You will find a ton of facts about the black widow spider. Is the male spider poisonous? How come a bite can kill you? How to handle first aid after a bite, and of course how to kill this eight-legged freak! Tips for dealing with black widow spiders in your home or yard.
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!
An easy, photo-rich guide to some of the most interesting North American butterflies.
Learn the difference between bed bug facts and myths. 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.
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 eyed tiger moth (scientific...
Instead of spending an outrageous amount of money on exterminators, learn to eliminate these cicada killers yourself using household products or inexpensive pesticides.
Recently, my husband and I had a shocking experience with a nasty critter. I was up late writing with my laptop in bed with me while my husband snoozed away. All of a sudden he yells out some unarticulated gibberish. I assume he's having a bad...
For having such a nasty, nasty bite, with nasty, nasty venom - the brown recluse isn't such a terribly bad fellow. Invite one over for a visit, you'll see. Brown recluse spiders just need some lovin'
Wolf spiders are much maligned, but magnificent and beneficial neighbors of mankind. They'll eat your brown recluse spiders for you, if you will only let them do so.