You will never see a dead fly in the same way after seeing Jan Flanigan’s dead fly insect art. In 2012, she began positioning flies on tiny cartoon drawings and photographing them to cheer up a close friend who was caring for her gravely ill husband. She soon had a large portfolio and turned it […]
Last week my wife said, “it would be great if I could eat breakfast without maggots on the table” (referring to my insect breeding box). Although she had a point, she was wrong to call them maggots because they are actually beetle larva. Maggots are fly larva and most beetle larvae are offended by that […]
Caterpillars grow to about 27,000 times the size it was when it first emerged from its egg. If a human baby weighed 9 pounds at birth and grew at the same rate as a caterpillar, it would weigh 243,000 pounds when fully grown!
Let me introduce Tank. Tank just moved here from Madagascar and is really grumpy (I know this because hissing cockroaches hiss when they are mad – and tank hisses a lot); hence his give name – Cantankerous. We just call him Tank. And you can’t blame Tank for being grumpy with three missing forearms, a […]