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Caterpillars

WATCH: Caterpillar Does WHAT To Stop Spider Attacks?

LiveScience | Joseph Brownstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Ripped from the pages of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland," scientists have discovered a smoking caterpillar of sorts. While this find may not ...

The Hidden Gems in Our Favorite City: Lisa Novick, Theodore Payne Foundation for Native Plants

Julia Wasson | Posted 02.18.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Wasson

We are entering the sixth mass extinction on Earth, and this one is because of human activity. The other five were from natural causes. The extinction rate now is 1,000 times the normal background extinction rate.

Scientists Find Leafy 'Sleeping Bag' Has Shocking Jumping Skills

LiveScience | Laura Poppick | Posted 08.21.2013 | Science

Hop over, Mexican jumping beans: Scientists have discovered another fascinating caterpillar species with impressive jumping skills. During its larva...

Just Because It'll Grow in Your Yard Doesn't Mean You Should Plant It

Lisa Novick | Posted 09.23.2013 | Green
Lisa Novick

Worldwide, we are committing ecocide through our globalized gardens, due in no small part to the highly successful distribution systems of large companies selling mostly non-native plants.

PHOTO: Bug, Or Pokémon?

Posted 06.23.2013 | Green

Although these little critters are technically insects, they're just so darn cute that it doesn't really matter. Plus they look like Pokémon. Acco...

FOUND: Caterpillar That Looks Like Donald Trump's Hair

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.03.2013 | Green

The cliche that man's most amazing creations are but mimics of nature has never seen stronger evidence than this: We present the "Donald Trump caterpi...

Jason Linkins

Caterpillar War: The Media Life Cycle Of A Dumb Political Analogy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Here's the problem that RNC Chairman Reince Priebus has: Mitt Romney, all but confirmed as the GOP's nominee for president, is standing on the wrong s...

Whistling Caterpillars Discovered

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Caterpillars may be small insects, but they pack a lot of interesting capabilities in their tiny frames. According to Live Science, scientists ha...

Caterpillars Living Underwater For Weeks Stump Scientists

The Los Angeles Times | Amina Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists aren't sure how the 12 species spend weeks underwater without breaking the surface. They don't have gills and they don't hold their breath....