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Quiz: How Much Bee Brainpower Do You Have?




These insects draw our ire for their stinging ways, but the truth is they are essential to our existence.

Once you learn a little more about these amazing creatures, you’ll start to appreciate them for how they help shape our world.

Test your knowledge to see what you know about bees.

Note: If on a mobile device, click here to take the quiz.

Nature Curiosity: Why Is Blue So Rare in the Animal Kingdom?

10/24/2020

Creatures come in all sizes, shapes and colors, but not all colors are represented equally. Find out why blue is so rare in the animal kingdom.

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Creature Feature: The Creepy, Crawly Wolf Spider

10/19/2020

With eight long legs, eight eyes and fangs for mouthparts, wolf spiders look scarier than they are. In reality, they aren't dangerous at all, and they play an important role in the ecosystem.

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What's The Difference?: Ladybug vs. Lady Beetle

10/15/2020

Ladybug or lady beetles? Are these creatures one and the same?

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