More than 45 US counties are quarantined due to dangerous insect

The infamous species of cicadas, the spotted lantern, continues to wreak havoc on the East Coast. More than 45 counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are under quarantine. More details were told by the USA Today edition. The spotted lantern is an invasive insect that interferes with the photosynthesis of plants, causing them to die. V…

Deadly tick-borne virus recorded in the USA: how to protect yourself

Powassan virus is a tick-borne disease that can be serious and even fatal for some people, writes Fox News. Connecticut health officials announced the first two cases of Powassan virus detected in 2021. These cases, caused by the bite of an infected tick, ...

Exhibition 'Insects of Los Angeles'

Every day thousands of brightly colored insects rush under our noses. Some are furry and some are prickly, but most of the time their expressive features are barely visible to the human eye. For nearly 10 years, people all over Los Angeles have helped the Museum staff ...

In the United States, they are preparing for a multibillion-dollar invasion of cicadas: this has not happened for 17 years

Billions of cicadas will appear in 15 states and Washington, DC, with some of them, possibly as early as late April or the first week of May, writes USA Today. This was reported by Gene Kritsky, an expert on periodic cicadas and dean of the Faculty of Behavioral ...

While trying to catch an annoying fly, a man accidentally blew up a house

In France, a man destroyed part of his house while trying to kill a fly. An 80-year-old man was just about to eat dinner, but he was annoyed by a fly buzzing over his ear. Writes about this BBC. He decided to destroy the insect with an electric flycatcher, which is precisely intended for destruction ...

In the USA, they created a mini camera mounted on insects: why it can be dangerous

Can you see the world through the eyes of insects? Thanks to scientists from the University of Washington and the camera they created, humanity has such an opportunity. During the experiment, a unique invention was fixed on the back of a beetle. The Voice of America learned from the creators of the mini-camera how it is supposed to be used. ...

Killer hornets, poisonous spiders, deadly mosquitoes: 6 most dangerous insects in the USA

An invasive hornet species that kills bees and can be fatal to humans has been discovered in the United States and has caused serious concern, USA Today reported. But hornets are not the only threat. The USA remains home to the deadly insects and arachnids that are found ...

Deadly beetle discovered in California: what you need to know

When it comes to insects and creepy creepers, Southern California is a better place to live than most other parts of the United States, as deadly insects are quite rare in this region. However, a new beetle has been discovered in parts of Southern California, ...

Goosebumps: 12 creepy insects that are found in New York. A PHOTO

Although we all understand and recognize that every creature in nature has its own purpose, it is difficult to accept the idea that we are teeming with various unpleasant creatures - for example, disgusting insects. Are you ready for goosebumps? Here are 12 beetles, ...

'Everything happened in 10 minutes': Virginia resident died from beetle sting allergy

Evelyn Wooten, 77, from Virginia, was bitten by a small bug. Literally 10 minutes later, the woman fainted, suffocating from allergic edema. She never regained consciousness and died the next day. Evelyn's friend, Karen Hudgins, I'm sure it was ...

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