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.
Did you know when a flea jumps it can reach 100G's? That's 95 more G's than our best astronauts can handle without passing out! And that's only the beginning...
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.
There is something mystical about a butterfly. Here you can see many photos and learn interesting facts about these winged beauties.
Flour beetles are common pests. They are often called flour weevils, although biologically they aren't weevils. An infestation can be both eliminated and prevented. Though flour beetles aren't my favourite kind of insect, they do inspire my creative writing, including my flash fiction.
Fireflies are attracted to other small lights, and a small hand-made lantern will attract them to you if you light it and carry it with you between 8pm and midnight during the summer months. Enjoy!
Looking for a natural pest control for your garden? Consider using praying mantises as these carnivores are quick, deadly, and voracious.
Tenerife in the Canary Islands has several species of hawk moth that live and breed on the island, and, with the exception of the Hummingbird Hawk Moth (Macroglossum stellatarum), all of them are very big insects. The Death's Head Hawk Moth...
The Monarch Butterfly is one of the most extraordinary insects for its beautiful colors and migration patterms. The northern butterfly is known to fly for more than three thousand miles every year
Tenerife in the Canary Islands is an exotic location with a subtropical climate. This makes it an ideal home for many unusual insects including praying mantises and antlions.