Wild Fact #571 – Small but Dangerous – Tick

Wild Fact #571 – Small but Dangerous – Tick

I am not going to lie – today’s Wild Fact may make you itchy and cause you to think that you have bugs all over your body.  Don’t worry, this is a normal side effect that most people experience when talking about little creepy-crawlies such as Ticks.   That’s right, we

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Wild Fact #673 – The Mite-y Destructor – Bee Mites

Wild Fact #673 – The Mite-y Destructor – Bee Mites

Now I know we talked about a non-furry, mammal yesterday (well I guess that isn’t entirely true since the Jumping Spider was pretty furry) but I wanted to continue that trend to today’s fact as well.  We are going to learn about another eight legged animal that is microscopic in

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Wild Fact #751 – Party Crasher – Liver Fluke

Wild Fact #751 – Party Crasher – Liver Fluke

First of all I want to thank all of you for coming back to witness another interesting parasite.  On this beautiful Friday (I know it is beautiful since I will be on vacation fishing in Northern Ontario) we are going to look at the Liver Fluke.  These diverse little parasites

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Wild Fact #752 – Bad Company – Nematomorpha

Wild Fact #752 – Bad Company – Nematomorpha

As you are reading this I am most likely on a plane heading to Ontario for a few days.  As you may know, when I am away I like to create a theme for Wild Facts so from now until next Thursday we are going to be looking at Parasites. 

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Wild Fact #941 – This is one Party you Never Want to Host – Twisted Wing Parasites

Wild Fact #941 – This is one Party you Never Want to Host – Twisted Wing Parasites

Yesterday we learned that you can’t judge a book by it’s cover.  Today we are going to learn that the insect world is filled with weird insects that have strange behaviours. One of the wierdest has to be the life history strategies of the twisted wing parasite.  You know it

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