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Word of the Day: Bug Weapons


May 26, 2017

Above: The leaf-footed bug uses its unique hind legs as weapons. UF/IFAS photo by Christine Miller. A cat’s claws, a rhino’s horn, a snake’s fangs—many animals use weapons that are part of their body to catch food, defend themselves ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease
Tags: BugWeek, Insects, UFBugs

Jeepers creepers what are all these creatures? See our new UF/IFAS Featured Creatures!


May 25, 2017

It is that time of year when it seems that everywhere you look is an insect you have never seen before. To keep you in the know we have pulled together some of the newest Creatures from the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: BugWeek, Entomology, FAQ, Insects, UFBugs

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