I Was Bitten: Botfly Maggot Invasion
Viewer Beware! This is no ordinary mosquito bite. Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten" introduces us to Evan Jolley, who after suffering multiple mosquito bites in Costa Rica, realizes that his body has been invaded by maggots.
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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: Peppermint Stick Insect
On Animal Planet's "Buggin' with Ruud," host Ruud Kleinpaste learns about the peppermint stick insect which, when threatened, sprays a peppermint smelling spray at its predators.
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.
Dirty Jobs: Malaysian Walking Leaf Insect
This Malaysian walking leaf insect mimics a leaf and remains absolutely still when threatened. This insect does not need a mate to reproduce as it just makes clones of itself. Learn more with host Mike Rowe on Discovery Channel's series "Dirty Jobs."
Dirty Jobs: Walking Stick Insect Mating Ritual
On Discovery Channel's series "Dirty Jobs," the walking stick insect has a defense mechanism that is quite stinky. The male insects also ride on the back of potential female mates for a few weeks.
Buggin' with Ruud: Termine Cathedrals
On Animal Planet's "Buggin' with Ruud," learn how cathedral termites build large mounds that can hold up to a million insects. The termites must regulate the temperature inside to a constant 86 degrees.
Buggin' with Ruud: The Heaviest Bug
Want to know what the heaviest bug is and how much it weighs? Learn about the tusked weta from Ruud Kleinpaste on Animal Planet's "Buggin' with Ruud."
Nature's Perfect Predators: Praying Mantis
Using their entire arms like razor blades, the Praying Mantis feasts on prey 3 times its size. Come see why martial artists have based their moves around this killer in this video from the "Nature's Perfect Predators" series.
I Was Bitten: When Killer Bees Attack
What would you do if you were attacked by over a thousand Africanized bees? A man recounts his terrifying experience on Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
The Real Lost World: Giant Centipedes
The giant centipede has enough toxic venom to kill frogs and mice. They have 42 legs and can grow up to 14 inches in length. Learn more about the giant centipede on Animal Planet's "The Real Lost World."
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Infested: Room Full of Ticks
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.
Infested: Roaches Wreck Family's Dream
An Arizona couple and their children start fresh with a new home but soon find that they aren't the only tenants. An infestation of roaches is destroying their electronics and ruining their home.
Monster Bug Wars: Katydids
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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.