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Flowers use a variety of strategies to inform pollinating insects about their pollen reserves, including color, smell and even electrical changes.
Periodical cicadas belonging to two separate broods, Brood XIII and Brood XIX, will emerge together in a dual emergence event that will see a trillion cicadas buzzing across 16 U.S. states.
Artificial lights can be deadly to the insects that fly around them, so why do these critters do it?
Video footage from a new series captures thousands of ants building a living-raft to save the colony from drowning in a swimming pool.
A newfound species of fungus gnat is behind Alaska's "snake worm" mystery, in which thousands of fly larvae moved together in the shape of a snake.
American burying beetle parents work together to find and bury a dead animal that its brood can consume after hatching.
A house in Australia harbored more than 400 moths and butterflies, and hundreds of other species, including ones never documented before.
The massive, extinct millipede Arthropleura has been brought back to life in a stunning reconstruction for the Netflix series "Life on Our Planet."
Hercules beetles can grow to almost 7 inches long and are among the largest flying insects on Earth.
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