tarantula on piece of wood
tarantula on piece of wood
Tangled Web

If You Live Here, Prepare to See Thousands of Tarantulas

These furry spiders are coming out in droves.

arizona bark scorpion on tree
arizona bark scorpion on tree
Close Encounters

You're 5 Times More Likely to Encounter a Scorpion Here

This area sees upwards of 10,000 yearly scorpion encounters.

Black Widow Spider
Black Widow Spider
Octo Fears

These Are the Highly Venomous Spiders in Your State

There's likely at least one type in your state home.

shark fin in the water
shark fin in the water
Shark Alert

If You See This Growing in the Water, Beware of Sharks

If you notice this, it's time to get out of the water.

Woman scratching arm because it stings in a park with copy space
Woman scratching arm because it stings in a park with copy space
Don't Bite

Never Do This to Fight Off Mosquitoes

Officials are warning against this major mistake.

rat eating chickpea outdoors
rat eating chickpea outdoors
Pest Control

If You Live Here, Prepare for an "Explosion of Pests"

A surge of insects and rodents are plaguing the area.

Box tree moth caterpillar
Box tree moth caterpillar
Insect invader

If You See This Insect, Call Officials

This bug can do serious damage.

black widow spider outdoors
black widow spider outdoors
Biting Questions

This One Thing in Your Yard Can Fend Off Black Widows

Is your yard at risk for these venomous spiders?

A snapshot of a brown widow spider hanging on its web near a basket inside my house.
A snapshot of a brown widow spider hanging on its web near a basket inside my house.
Spider Sanctuary

Clean This to Keep Black Widows Away

These spiders are highly venomous.

Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus)
Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus)
Flight Fright

Watch Out for This Potentially Disabling Mosquito

It's now in nearly 30 U.S. states.