Tarantula Kills Snake
From the archives of Discovery: Watch a tarantula take out a snake. Learn more about tarantulas in this video.
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Medical Mysteries: Hair Maggots
From the Animal Planet series Monsters Inside Me, Aaron is suffering from painful, weeping sores on his head. His doctors insist they will heal on their own, but then the sores get larger and start to feel as if they are moving on his scalp.
Buggin' with Ruud: Hawk Moths
On Animal Planet's "Buggin' with Ruud," host Ruud Kleinpaste studies one of the fastest insects in the world, the hawk moth.
How Ticks Work
Although you would expect ticks in the woods and countryside, you can find ticks everywhere, even in the city. Learn more about ticks in this HowStuffWorks video.
Buggin' with Ruud: Scorpion Survival
What is the scorpion's secret for survival? Host Ruud Kleinpaste explains how metabolic rate, cannibalism and water retention help the scorpion survive the desert heat on Animal Planet's "Buggin' with Ruud".
Discover Magazine: Rhinoceros Beetle
Did you know the rhinoceros beetle can lift 800 times its own body weight? See this scientist put the beetle to the test on Discovery Channel's "Discover Magazine."
Tarantulas and Their Venomous Relations: Nighttime Hunt
Most tarantulas prefer to hunt at night. It's the best time to find the prey they are looking for. On Discovery Channel's "Tarantulas and Their Venomous Relations," watch tarantulas hunt everything from insects to lizards.
Discover Magazine: Beetle Mating
For millions of years beetles have buried dead animal carcasses and mated on them. Learn more about the process on Discovery Channel's "Discovery Magazine."
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A family is forced to abandon their home when it is discovered to be infested with ticks. Even after exterminators try to clear the place, the family still finds thousands of ticks in their living room.
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In addition to roaches, exterminators have found a nest of black widow spiders in Sherry's home. In response to the news, Sherry gets defensive.