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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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.
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: Midday Bug Poo Snack
Ruud investigates a colony of leaf bugs and then eats their poop. You have to see it to believe it in this outrageous clip from Animal Planet's Buggin' with Ruud.
Tarantula Kills Snake
From the archives of Discovery: Watch a tarantula take out a snake. Learn more about tarantulas in this video.
Animals: Bed Bugs on the Rise
Good night, sleep tight, don't let the bed bugs bite! Those tiny, bloodsucking pests are making a comeback, infesting homes and hotels nationwide. Entomology professor Mike Raupp gives Jorge Ribas a closer look at the creepy critters.
Tarantulas and Their Venomous Relations: Plantations
A banana plantation is one of the most common places for tarantulas and humans to encounter one another. On Discovery Channel's "Tarantulas and Their Venomous Relations," learn how tarantulas can travel in banana boxes and spread across the world.
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".
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.
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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
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.
Buried Alive: An Unsafe Environment
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.