Queen Ants and Other Insects Bury Their Dead—Here's Why loading...
Queen Ants and Other Insects Bury Their Dead—Here's Why
Even the royals of the insect world will become undertakers to protect their colonies.
Why the Arctic's Mosquito Problem Is Getting Bigger, Badder loading...
Why the Arctic's Mosquito Problem Is Getting Bigger, Badder
The trend could spell disaster for caribou (and more nasty bites for humans).
Without Bugs, We Might All Be Dead loading...
Without Bugs, We Might All Be Dead
There are 1.4 billion insects per person on this planet and we need (almost) every one of them.
Spider Catches Prey by Shooting Webs loading...
Spider Catches Prey by Shooting Webs
The rare ability helps some spiders outwit larger prey.
Two New Bug Species Have All-Pink Females loading...
Two New Bug Species Have All-Pink Females
The leaf-like katydids, native to northern Borneo, sport dramatically different colour differences between sexes.
About Botfly

Meet a pest that can really get under your skin ... or in your head. The parasitic botfly lays its eggs in "vector hosts"—including humans. Removing the hungry larva can be awkward, painful, and downright disturbing.

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