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A Long-Lost Insect Has Been Rediscovered

A Long-Lost Insect Has Been Rediscovered

Back in 1960, the Dryococelus Australis – which was better known as the stick bug or tree lobster on Lord Howe Island, located between Australia and New Zealand – was declared extinct. Rats that were able to escape a capsized boat just off the coast of the island made their way onto it in 1918… Continue Reading

Your Pests Might See Better than You

Your Pests Might See Better than You

While insects aren’t exactly known for their exceptional eyesight, as it turns out, the assumption that insects might have poor eyesight is not accurate. While insects do see the world much differently than humans do, insect’s eyesight is much more complex than we once thought. Previously, scientists believed that insects were unable to see fine… Continue Reading