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This article is brought to you by the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP). Read our other articles on the National Geographic Voices blog featuring the work of our iLCP Fellow Photographers all around the world. Text and photos by Clay Bolt, Fellow at the International League of Conservation Photographers. www.claybolt.com / www.beautifulbees.org For months I have been…
In honor of National Pollinator Week, we delve into the strange, colorful world of the creatures that keep our planet blooming.
The female fig wasp has a built-in power tool: An appendage that’s thinner than a human hair and tipped with zinc, a new study reveals.
Whether they’re singing, stinging, or splattering your windshield, insects are back for the summer season. Maybe that’s why readers wanted the buzz on bugs in this week’s Ask Your Weird Animal Questions. We’ll start with this gnawing question: What insect has the worst bite? —Doug Rhodehamel via Facebook The person to ask is Justin Schmidt,…
Talk about a helicopter parent—a newfound species of wasp rides on the back of a bigger flying insect to help its offspring, a new study says.