This is a Nest doorbell cam video from the Maryland home of Betsy Mahaffey See, who received a phone notification in the night that somebody was detected at the door. I like how the mantis nibbles on its foot a little bit before providing a closeup of its abdomen, that
This is a ‘best of’ hornet flight video compiled by nature videographer Luthar Lenz using footage he’s shot in the past. It looks so wild it’s almost hard to believe it’s real and not just a modern remake of Honey I Shrunk The Kids. At 2:00 some other species of
This is a slow motion video from the folks (and bugs) of Ant Lab, featuring a bunch of different insects (spanning 8 different taxonomic orders — that’s the one between class and family) spreading their wings and taking to the sky, shot at 3,200 frames/second. Beautiful, wasn’t it? “Gross I
This is a video of an orchid mantis nymph (I’ve caught a bunch in Animal Crossing) eating a fly that was dumb enough to walk all over the mantis assuming it wasn’t a threat. I mean at one point you can actually see it sucking on the mantis’s arm and
This is a short video of a West Des Moines, Iowa man who discovered a hornet’s nest behind his car’s gas tank door when going to fill up his tank. In his own very colorful language: “I, uh, I was going to go to fill my gas tank up and…[trying
This is a video from researchers at the University Of Washington who have developed a tiny, pannable camera system capable of streaming live video that’s so small it can fit on the back of a beetle (or any other small insect). The entire system weighs only 248 milligrams in total.