For you or me, a hairy back might be a disadvantage, but for a caterpillar, it can be a lifesaver.
In the tropical forests of Central and South America, a fantastic looking beetle begins its life in the drabbest of places.
When love is in the air for certain moth species, the female secretes a pheromone to signal that she’s ready to make little moths.
When you think of an anglerfish, you probably think of something like the creature above: Big mouth. Gnarly teeth. Lure bobbing from its head. Endless nightmares following.
The red shiner is just a few inches long, and has no big scary fangs, no claws, no stinger and no poisonous spines.
At first glance, the pin head-sized spider Zodarion cyrenaicum seems like its on a suicide mission every time it hunts for a meal.
As humans take up ever more space and urbanize the untamed wilderness, the animals that call these places home have a tough choice to make: move on to someplace else or adapt to their new surroundings