So you don’t like spiders? Well how about we meet the Assassin Bug, a merciless predator that stuns it’s prey and injects an enzyme that will liquefy the victim’s innards. After that tasty bugshake treat, the freshly drained exoskeletons are then attached the back of our little assassin to be used not only as […]
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Here we have a very unfortunate day for the Cereal Leaf beetle. To the left, we see a parasitoid wasp called Tetrastichus julis, has laid it’s eggs inside the larvae of the beetle, which shall ultimately bring this vermin’s demise. The spawn will feast on the larva’s insides before bursting fourth and killing the […]
If the symbiote crashed to earth and melded with a caterpillar instead of spiderman, this is exactly what it would look like. Unfortunately, that’s not what happened and this is an actual not even a little alien-caterpillar roaming about. This bad boy is called a Brahmin-moth caterpillar.
So this little guy is known as a water bear or Paramacrobiotus craterlak. These little invertebrates reside is aquatic to semi-aquatic habitats such as moss and lichen. Not only can they survive in crazy hot temperatures and the high pressure of the deep ocean, they can survive in high levels of radiation […]
Recently, a British Maritime engineer named Dan Fisher managed to take a wonderful video of this majestic beast a bit outside of Norway. He was even kind enough to bestow a lovely name to this rare ocean gem, ” Willow the whale”. Experts say that Willow likely has a condition, similar to […]
The description of a new species of white shark has altered views on the evolution of the famous great white shark. Previously, it was thought that great whites are closely related to megatooth sharks such as the extinct Carcharocles megalodon, the largest carnivorous shark that ever lived. The description of […]
Here we have a wolf spider. This is the only species of spider where you will see the mother actually carry her offspring alive and on her back. They start out as eggs in a silk globe she hauls around on her stomach, with a gestation of 9-27 days, these babies hatch […]