Do you assume, as I did, that flies do not feel pain, that you can kill them mercilessly and chuck their carcasses out of the… Read More »Do flies feel pain? Yes, but in what way?
In the UK there is a rather strange statute called the Weeds Act 1959. It lists the injurious weeds of the UK which include: Common… Read More »Look again at “injurious” weeds as pollinators are attracted to them
There is a grisly video on the Internet described as: “Bizarre ‘alien worms’ forms wriggling mass in Thailand”. They are, in fact, fungus gnat larvae… Read More »‘Alien worms’ working together are fungus gnat larvae
Yes, extraordinary though it is, 2 bees work as a team to open a bottle of Fanta. I think the lid was not screwed on… Read More »2 bees open a bottle of Fanta using teamwork
There is cut-throat competition among beekeepers in France because France’s 60,000 professional and amateur beekeepers are unable to keep up with demand for their product… Read More »Many thefts of beehives in France due to cut-throat competition
I have never seen this before. It’s an interesting reminder that insects as well as people make a positive effort to go to higher ground… Read More »Swarms of spiders escape New South Wales floods (video)
Neonicotinoids used in pesticides makes bees sleep in the day and it makes them go out at night when flowers are not open to be… Read More »Neonicotinoids (a pesticide) makes bees sleep in the day
The narrow-headed ant is England’s rarest. They are identifiable by a deep notch at the back of their heads. They live on the verge of… Read More »Acid-spitting ants saved from extinction