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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Tarantulas and Their Venomous Relations: Molting
Molting is the process in which the young tarantula will shed its exoskeleton. This is essential for the tarantula's growth. Learn more about tarantulas and molting on Discovery Channel's "Tarantulas and Their Venomous Relations."
Buggin' with Ruud: Locusts
The locust can hop, crawl or fly. Learn more about locusts and their destructive potential on Animal Planet's "Buggin' with Ruud."
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.
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."
G Word: Killing Termites with Heat
In this clip from Planet's Green's "G Word," the Keep it Green girls visit the Termite Lady to find green methods to rid their home of termites. Watch and learn how heat is used to kill termites without using chemical toxins.
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.
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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.
Infested: Roaches Wreck Family's Dream
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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.