5 Most Painful Bee Stings

Getting stung by a bee usually isn’t a pleasant experience. The majority of solitary bee species luckily don’t have a painful sting, and rarely sting unless being aggravated or accidentally crushed. Mason bees, for instance, have a sting that is … Read More

5 Incredible Capabilities of the Ghost Mantis

The ghost mantis, Phyllocrania paradoxa, is a small species of mantis found across the African continent that is well known for its interesting appearance and fascinating behaviors. They frequent dry areas, living primarily in brush and trees and mimicking dead foliage. … Read More

5 Incredible Capabilities of the Cuckoo Wasp

Cuckoo wasps certainly are devious.  In a similar fashion to cuckoo birds, they stealthily place their eggs in the nests of other wasps and bees. To do this they are masters at disguise, surveillance, and self-defense. Let’s find more, as … Read More

5 Strikingly Orange Bees

Orange coloured bees aren’t unusual; often the yellow stripes of more common bees can appear dark and almost orange-like in colour. These five bees, however, are vibrantly orange and stand out from the crowd. Bright colours and stripes are usually … Read More