Friday, February 13, 2015

Flora & Fauna Friday - Tropical Parasite, Zombified Ladybugs, & Asian Giant Hornets

On the blog of scientificamerican.com, a recent article details "Giving Birth To A Tropical Parasite" but warns readers that the "Video [is] Not For The Squeamish."  See more here.


Also, in the news on nationalgeographic.com, an article this week highlights how a "Wasp Zombifies Ladybugs Using Virus as Bio-Weapon—a First" here.


Finally, the Asian giant hornet is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, but not by much.  Read more about it on wikipedia here.


Examining animals, plants, and the
environments we use for our tabletop RPGing.
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