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The massive, extinct millipede Arthropleura has been brought back to life in a stunning reconstruction for the Netflix series "Life on Our Planet."
Hercules beetles can grow to almost 7 inches long and are among the largest flying insects on Earth.
Rather than throw its old head cases away, the gum leaf skeletonizer wears them like a hat to protect itself from predators.
The extra legs caterpillars have appear have origins in the primitive crustaceans that insects evolved from during the Ordovician period over 400 million years ago.
Scientists discovered an enzyme within the ant "blood-brain barrier" that helps control whether an ant ends up a soldier or a forager.
Many tortoise beetle larvae create shields for themselves using faeces and old skin. Scientists have now looked at how and why they create these poop parasols.
The bees were preserved well enough for researchers to make out small features, like their legs and antennae.
The invasive yellow-legged hornet, which preys on honey bees, has been spotted in Georgia for the first time.
Scientists have discovered proteins in the caterpillars' venom that fold up "like a little donut" to punch holes in the victim's cells, delivering extremely potent pain signals to the brain.
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