Tuesday, October 16

Tag: worms

People Came Across This Monstrosity In Australia And Thought It Was An Alien

People Came Across This Monstrosity In Australia And Thought It Was An Alien

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I don't know about you, but I'm constantly amazed by the diversity of our planet. It seems like every week I'm learning about another animal that I previously had no idea existed. Though it shouldn't come as a surprise, seeing as there are over 15,000 new species reported every year, I'm still caught off guard by unfamiliar creatures that sometimes appear almost alien-like. These friends definitely know what I mean. When they visited a beach in Queensland, Australia, they ran into something they just couldn't identify. Its appearance was so strange that they wondered whether it was even from this planet. I have to admit that it is pretty freaky looking. Read More: The Kissing Bug May Look Harmless, But Its Bite Can Kill You However, it is actuall...
The Webworms Are Invading, Are You Ready? I’m Not…No One Is

The Webworms Are Invading, Are You Ready? I’m Not…No One Is

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If you're in a temperate zone of the world and live near trees, chances are you've come face to face with a webworm (also known as gypsy moths) colony before. These buggers take up residence in trees where their food stuffs are abundant. The colony then spins a cocoon of silk around itself to fend off predators. Normally, these colonies are limited to just a single section of a tree or two. Every so often, though, they expand...and things get out of control. See the white coloration? That's the webworm colony. (The tree isn't suppose to look like that.) Reddit / gostan Oh, man. Reddit / gostan NOPE. As the colony expands, it attaches itself onto any objects that happen to be resting on or near ...