Bugs

Giant Walkingstick

Giant Walkingstick

Giant walkingsticks are crazy looking critters, but they are really hard to spot. They look just like the trees and plants on which they feed. This mimicry, when one living thing looks like another, helps walkingsticks avoid predators through very…

Rainbow Scarab

Rainbow Scarab

If you look hard enough, you can find a rainbow almost anywhere, even in a pile of poop! Rainbow scarabs are dung beetles and live in and eat piles of animal scat (poop). The parents dig burrows under the animal…

Bold Jumping Spider

Bold Jumping Spider

Also called the daring jumping spider, it is named for its amazing ability to leap. Though only around ¾ of an inch long, this little critter can jump almost 3 feet. That’s like an average sized kid jumping more than…