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    Tim Lockley: Migratory dragonflies raise families here

    Last week I saw hundreds of brightly colored creatures cruising about the beach. No, it wasn't the antique cars. What I saw were moving quite quickly. I'm talking about dragonflies.


    Harvestmen: All legs, no threat

    I cannot tell you the number of times I've heard the following: "Though they have mouthparts so small, they can't bite, daddy long legs are the most poisonous of all spiders." Wrong. Daddy long legs are not the most poisonous spider in the world for a number of reasons.


    Bed bugs' hangouts go beyond just beds

    It is believed that bed bugs came initially from the Middle East and were carried back to Europe by the Crusaders. The history is a little sketchier regarding Asia, but they probably got there traveling along the Silk Road.