Rodents may be small in size, but they can pose big problems if they're able to get inside. Known to spread over 35 diseases and capable of causing serious property damage, mice and rats can threaten both people and property.
Monday, December 28, 2020
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Ants have one of the most complex social organizations in the animal kingdom; they live in structured colonies that contain different types of members who perform specific roles. Sound familiar? Deborah M. Gordon explains the way these incredible creatures mate, communicate and source food, shedding light on how their actions can mimic and inform our own behavior.
Lesson by Deborah M. Gordon, animation by Steve Belfer Creative Inc.
Monday, December 21, 2020
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In the Insect Zoo at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, visitors can see all sorts of creepy, crawly insects up close. But behind the scenes, entomologists care for a plethora of insects, including giant cockroaches, tarantulas, and even a giant millipede.
Monday, December 7, 2020
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A fly has a pair of tiny, dumbbell-shaped limbs called halteres that were once a second pair of wings. They wield them to make razor-sharp turns and land out of reach on your ceiling. But don't despair – there *is* a trick to smacking these infuriating insects.