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Worms Burrow Into Man Who Fears He Has Filariasis

"These worms have burrowed throughout my entire skin from head to toe" says this reader, who sends in a photograph of fragments of a worm he found on his scalp. Despite having ideas of what the worm may be, our reader would still like our help in determining what the worm is. Continue reading [...]

White, Fuzzy Critter on Plant in Belgium is a Mealybug

A white, fuzzy creature was found on a plant stalk in Ghent, Belgium by this reader, who wonders what it may be. According to our reader, the creature is as little as 5mm in length, and seems to be able to cling to the stem with no visible legs. Continue reading [...]

Pinkish “Bugs” Found Around Arizona Apartment are Palm Flower Caterpillars

A reader in Tucson, Arizona asks "what bug is this?" after finding a few interesting creatures outside his door. The creatures in question appear to be a worm-like creature of sorts that is a "pinkish color", "as well as a yellow and yellowish brown color", according to our reader. Continue reading [...]

The Hammerhead Flatworms of France and the Threat They Pose

France, like many other regions in the world, only recently discovered the presence of flatworms in their country. They, like most other countries, are concerned about the presence of this invasive species and what it means for the survival of their existing wildlife. Continue reading [...]

The Incredibly Tiny Barbados Threadsnake

There seems to be no shortage of tiny snakes that people mistake for worms that we can cover in articles. The Barbados threadsnake is so incredibly tiny and incredibly cute, and this article will take a quick look at this quirky critter. Continue reading [...]

The Japanese Emperor Caterpillar and Why it has Taken the Internet by Storm

A certain, cute critter has recently taken the internet by storm with its ridiculously adorable appearance that has people all over the world going 'awww' at just the sight of it. This article is going to provide a brief introduction to the Japanese emperor butterfly caterpillar and explain what it is about the caterpillar that so many find appealing. Continue reading [...]
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