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Austin Bats In Danger?

-+*Every year some 100,000 plus people visit Austin’s Congress Avenue Bridge to witness one of nature’s marvels. During summer evenings, upwards of 1.5 million bats emerge from the crevices of the bridge, almost like a black cloud, to feed on millions of insects. It’s a spectacular site that generates $10 Million in tourism revenue each… Read More

Zombie Ladybugs

Zombie Ladybug Cocoon

-+*Zombies are all the rage these days from hit Hollywood movies, to the critically acclaimed The Walking Dead television series; with some cities even sponsoring Zombie runs. In the bug world, we’ve become acquainted with zombie ants and zombie bees; now we can add zombie ladybugs to the mix. In news of the completely cool… Read More

Beatles Tree Killed By Actual Beetles

-+*In news of the ironic; a Los Angeles memorial tree planted on behalf of the Beatle’s lead guitarist George Harrison was killed by… BEETLES!! Yup, you heard me right… The Beatle’s tree was killed by actual beetles. Because he was a passionate gardener and spent his last days in Los Angeles, a George Harrison memorial… Read More

Fact Or Fiction- Bed Bug High

bed bug

-+*Can you get high by smoking blood-sucking bed bugs? Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Tumbler have been inundated as of late with reports of a new method of getting high… Drying, crushing, and then smoking or injecting bed bugs! Yeah, BED BUGS. Those creepy things that most of us hate even thinking about.… Read More

5 Ridiculous Bug Bits Online

Praying Mantis

-+*We all know the internet is wonderful. I recently needed to find some information in a book, yes books still exist, and asked, “How do I Google in this thing?” Haha, brain fart, but the internet is also known to be home to some of the world’s weirdest, creepiest, and totally ridiculous truths and lies.… Read More

Make A Patriot Day Pledge

Sept 11 Firefighter

-+*It’s been twelve years since that tragic September 11th day, and many of us can still close our eyes and vividly remember those painful and heartbreaking moments when grief somberly crashed over us like a tidal wave. In some aspects we have healed as a country, but in many other aspects those emotions are still… Read More

Why Are Bats Dying?

-+*Creepy! Sinister! Blood-sucking devil birds! Winged spawn of Satan! These are just a few words some of us might mistakenly use to describe the bat; but despite this fictitious reputation, bats are vital to the ecosystem. They are pest control agents; eating disease-carrying insects like mosquitoes, and feeding on crop-damaging caterpillars and worms. They also… Read More