Most animals on Earth have two sexes, male and female, that combine and mix their genes when they reproduce. We are so accustomed to this state of affairs that the existence of all-female species that don’t have sex, but instead reproduce by cloning, comes as a great surprise.
They’re ready for their close up Mr DeMille.
This year has been a bumper for our favourite six-legged screecher.
Look at this guy. I want to eat it and pet it at the same time.
Science & Environment
Braxton Jones is the first scientist to dedicate himself entirely to the study of Australian stick insects.
Koalas are cute and cuddly, but life on Earth depends on insects.
Do you remember when hordes of large, brightly coloured scarab beetles used to
descend on Aussie summertime gatherings like mobile festive decorations?
In an ant’s world, the smaller you are the harder it is to see obstacles.
The mountain katydid has an incredible defence mechanism.