Beneficial Bees

As summer and the season of insects has arrived before you spray you gardens and swat at the bees..

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Praying Mantis Snags Hummingbird

"What?!"

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Luna Moth

A luna moth's life in their moth form only lasts for 1 week.

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Moth or Butterfly?

Ever see a caterpillar and wonder whether it will be a moth or a butterfly?

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Butterflies Drink Turtle Tears

It's true.  There are species of butterflies that drink the tears of turtles and other creatures.

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Spider Hunters

One of my missions in mentoring is convincing people that spiders are super cool.

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Luna Moth Emerging

A Luna Moth emerges from its cocoon.

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Bees Hatch Before Your Eyes

From National Geographic:

Witness the eerily beautiful growth of larvae into bees in this mesmerizing time-lapse video

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Katydid

Whoa...

What an incredible camouflage.. 

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Ladybugs

I think now it is relatively common knowledge that ladybugs are an important insect species or beneficial insects for the garden because they eat pest insect species.

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Hatching Out

Have you ever wondered what their eggs look like?  And how a caterpillar comes out of its egg?

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How Butterflies and other Bugs Survive Winter

Have you ever wondered whether all butterflies migrate south like Monarchs?  Do they die?  Or if they don't.. what DO they do?  Me too!

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Why Vegetables Need Friends

Last summer I tried to identify all the different types of bees living in my yard and gave up once I realized just how many different species of bee was hanging out on my flowers.

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Wings of Life

A short film about Monarch Butterflies from Disney Nature narrated by Meryl Streep

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