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Here’s where you can find all my past blog posts, in order of most recent to earliest. Enjoy!

Millipedes or Pool Dragons?

The real dragons don’t actually breathe fire, but they do have 60 legs, so that’s something.

I’m Thankful for Arthropods

For this year’s Thanksgiving special, I thought I’d share some of the arthropods I’m most grateful for – to say the least, it was hard to narrow it down.

Dashing Tiger Beetles

“Dashing” eludes to both their handsome appearance and consistently winning at arthropod track meets year after year.

In Defense of Mosquitoes

They give arthropods a bad name.

Top Ten Cutest Insects

It’s time to reclaim Halloween from the creepier-crawlies and shed some light on how wonderful insects can be!

Please Don’t Mess with Bullet Ants

Seriously, you do not want to end up on their bad side.

Crane Flies Are Not Mosquitoes

No, they’re not mosquitoes. No, they don’t eat mosquitoes. Yes, they are really, really bad at flying.

Beetles, Stars, and Spherical Scat

There’s more to dung beetles than just their odd obsession with poop.

The Crab and the Fiddle

Hey, diddle, diddle,
The crab and the fiddle,
The lobster jumped over the moon…

Termites or Beaver Ants?

With all the lies I’ve been told about arthropods over the years, I was kind of surprised to find that termites really do eat wood.