Insect Infestations

Are Black-and-White Caterpillars ‘Poisonous’?
  • 10 August 2011
Black and white tussock moth caterpillars can cause severe allergic reactions in some people who...
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Spider Bursts Out of Overripe Banana?
  • 20 September 2016
A viral video of a spider breaking out of a banana skin is an animation...
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Can a Bug Crawl in Your Ear and into Your Brain?
  • 5 December 1998
Bugs do wander into people's ears sometimes. But where can they go from there?
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Is This a Photograph of a Venomous ‘Asp’ Caterpillar?
  • 27 April 2015
This deceptively fluffy-looking caterpillar has a painful sting.
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Spider Lives in Man’s Scar? A vacationing man discovered that increasing pain he was experiencing was due to a tropical...
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Spiders in Cheek Did a swelling on a girl's cheek break open and disgorge hundreds of baby spiders?
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Two-Striped Telamonia Spider
  • 30 September 1999
Venomous 'two-striped telamonia' spiders lurking beneath toilet seats in public restrooms is one of the...
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Did a Family Die After Drinking From a Tea Kettle Poisoned By a Deadly Spider?
  • 19 March 2014
Milk, sugar, and poison is not how one typically takes their tea.
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Cockroach Eggs The cause of swelling in a girl's jaw is determined to be cockroach eggs she...
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Spider in Hairdo Woman dies from bites of spiders nesting in her hair?
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Worm in the Eye Was the larva of a human botfly was removed from a child's eye?
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Walking Stick Texas dog has unfortunate encounter with a walkingstick from Belize?
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