Another instant classic by ze frank:
A quick explainer of ant slave rebellions from the Foitzik lab, which studies them: In life, the ants look like this: Also: Joan Herbers on the cultural implications of “slave-raiding” terminology Protomognathus photos
A clip from the BBC’s Africa:
A short clip from the BBC:
Do we call the shots over nature? Or is it the other way around? Carlos De Carvalho explores these questions in a exceptional video clip set to Timbre Timbre’s “Do I Have Power?” Plus, bonus points for anatomically accurate arthropods.
A change of pace from our typically buggy focus:
From the artful & insightful Green Porno series.
As a fan of the charming Minuscule series, I couldn’t be happier about the upcoming movie. Here’s the trailer: (higher-quality version here)
Minutes ago, Marlin Rice won the Entomological Society of America’s “Your Entomology” award for this captivating video of African termite-raiding ants: Incidentally, Marlin was one of our BugShot photo workshop participants this summer in Florida. He’s a talented still photographer, too. (h/t Cotesia1)
Another charming segment from the BBC: There are as many species of dung beetle on our planet as there are mammal species. Think about that, for a bit of perspective.