There are over 20,000 different butterflies across the world, with approximately 750 of those in the United States. One of those that you may come across is the cabbage white butterfly. Keep reading to learn some cabbage white butterfly facts—including some facts that may seem obvious (like its color), and some that may surprise you (like where it comes from).
Cutworms have a fairly alarming name—but don’t worry. They can’t actually harm you. But while cutworms are not dangerous to humans, they can cause damage to many different types of plants. Keep reading to learn more about what cutworms are, why they cause damage, and the cutworm life cycle.
While it’s easy to think of bats as creepy creatures that dwell only in the dark and haunted houses, that’s only partially true. Bats are nocturnal animals—but there’s no scientific evidence linking them to haunted houses. In fact, many different species of bats can be found all over the United States in any type of home. Keep reading to learn more about several different bat species.
Believe it or not, there are approximately 20,000 species of butterflies. Given that number, it might seem like it’d be very difficult to try and identify certain ones. But, in North America, there are only about 750 species, making it easier to begin to tell certain species apart. One of the more widespread species is the mourning cloak butterfly. Keep reading to learn how to identify this butterfly and the mourning cloak butterfly larvae.
Kissing bugs. Despite the cutesy name, kissing bugs are not as cute as you might think. Not only do they belong to a family of biting insects, but they can also carry a parasite that causes Chagas disease. Keep reading for what you should know about kissing bugs and kissing bug bites.
While, unfortunately, the groundhog is not blessed with the uncanny ability to predict (or even bring about) shorter or longer seasons, there is some scientific thought about what abilities groundhogs do have when it comes to predicting or sensing changes in the weather.