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Male dragonflies are not as violent as thought

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Males and females are defined by their gametes. Males have tiny, usually mobile gametes, while females have very large gametes that usually do not move. 725 more words


New bug species discovered on Texel island

This video shows a Rhopalus subrufus bug.

Today, warden Jitske Esselaar on Texel in the Netherlands reports on research about bugs on the island in 2015. 131 more words



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Beautiful star for your marine tanks

Marine scientists have undertaken the difficult task of replacing the beloved starfish’s common name with sea star because, well, the starfish is not a fish. 213 more words



Since getting the macro lens I am finding it very difficult to rid my house of creepy crawlies. I don’t encourage them in. But neither do I swat them with a rolled up newspaper. 257 more words


A disconcerting walk

What’s wrong with this picture?

Or how about this one?

Perhaps it has something to do with this?

These pictures were all taken last weekend close to where I live, in the fields which separate Monkseaton and Murton. 339 more words