Insects Archive

Baby Praying Mantis Shows Off Incredible Stunt

Baby praying mantises have a superpower: they can execute totally gnarly jumps with blistering speed. Imagine someone throwing you into the air and spinning two-and-a-half times in a second. This is what it’s like for these little insects, who use their rotational skills …

Surreal Photos Of Fireflies From Summer In Japan

Every summer, for very short periods, these magical bugs turn forests in Japan into beautiful stages for their ephemeral light shows while trying to attract a mate. And every summer, in the early evening, photographers set out to snap these shows in beautifully …