Insects That Can Sting
- "Killer" Bees
Myth or Reality? The news media and Hollywood have made great use of these insects, and now the truth is told about just what a “killer” bee is, where they are found, and how to deal with them if they are living in your area.
- Bees & Wasps: Interesting Facts
The group of insects that includes bees and wasps is a very large one, with many thousands of different kinds, and including some of the most important insects in Nature. Once again, their trivia and tidbits are fascinating.
The honeybee has been one of mankind’s workhorses, and has been so important for food and food production that humans have carried it with them as they migrated around the world. They also can be pest problems, and you’ll see why in this article.
- Stinging Caterpillars
Nature is filled with toxic things, and in many plants and animals it is their way of keeping from being eaten. The “puss” caterpillars are lovely to behold but terrible to touch, and you’ll learn about them here.
- The Solitary Wasps
Not all wasps pose a threat to you or your family, even if they are creating their nests right there in your backyard, or under the eaves of your house. We can learn to appreciate the benefits of having many wasps living with us.
- Yellowjackets: Where's the Meat?
“Meat bees” are a common and potentially dangerous insect to have around us, and they gladly will create their huge colonies in our homes. How to deal with them safely is discussed in this article.