insects

A bug in your belly

For the average Canadian, cold-blooded crawly creatures may be feared or revered. If you fall into the “I barf at the thought of eating spiders…


Zoological Investigations

Love ’em or hate ’em, insects are arguably the most important animals on earth. They are often viewed as the most successful animals on the…


Don’t let the bed bugs bite

Do you remember the old saying, “Don’t let the bed bugs bite”? That phrase has recently taken on a literal meaning as, depending on where…



Love hurts

Imagine you’re out for a walk in the woods and you happen upon an attractive mate; after copulation, your partner promptly bites your head off…


Zoological investigations

Kissing Bugs Rhodnius prolixus is one of several species of blood sucking insects belonging to the order hemiptera that can be found from southern Mexico…