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.
All about the glasswing butterfly. Range, eating and mating habits, lots of pictures, including a photo of the glasswing caterpillar, and even a picture and information on the pink glasswing butterfly.
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.
Bed bed bite image collection used to help identify rashes. Use to find out what bed bugs do and don't look like. 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.
Have you got laptop ants? Here's a simple, bait free solution. Do this and the ants will simply leave by themselves. I've had the same problem and this fixed it. Ants in a laptop can be scary. What are they eating? Microchips? Don't panic, just...
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.
Spiny Leaf Insects are fascinating pets for kids who love insects. They are inexpensive to keep, easy to look after, and don't take up much space! Also, they are prolific breeders and the females can live up to 18 months - much longer than a goldfish.
We learn to appreciate the beauty of all the Butterflies; especially the Monarch and the Zebra Longwing, (official Butterfly of Florida).
Its often quite hard to find butterfly photos that anyone can use so I put all mine up for free.
On Tenerife and some of the other Canary Islands the butterfly you are most likely to notice is the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus). It is a large butterfly with orange-red wings veined with black and is a magnificent sight to behold as it...