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2015-07-04 Interspecies Conflict - Human Abilities:

Hello Lawrence.      Q: How much can a human bench press if he can resist a death roll from a 22ft saltwater crocodile?  A: Humans can be strong in different ways, and one being proficient at bench pressing

2015-07-04 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - bug identification please:

This looks to me like a click beetle (Family Elateridae) Serenity.  If you still have it there is a test to tell if it is. Click beetles have a marvelous method to right themselves. Turn it over. If it

2015-07-04 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Unknown insect:

Robert:    The insect in the images is a severely mangled specimen of a Turkestan Roach, Shelfordella lateralis.  It is an introduced species that is now well-established in the southwest U.S.

2015-07-04 Interspecies Conflict - Whale vs Eland:

Hello Gian.  Things are going good here.      Giant Eland vs Killer Whale: A killer whale (orca) can weigh over 6 times as much as a giant eland.  The giant eland is the world's largest antelope, weighing

2015-07-03 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Bug Id:

Hi, Haley:    Neat find!  Thanks for including the images with your question.    This is one of our largest "rove beetles," Platydracus maculosus.  More about it here:    http://bugguide.net/node/view/14441

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