This slug is bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S! Well, they at least look like bananas. Learn more about slimy banana slugs in today’s comic: partners in slime.
Still going bananas for slugs? Learn more here.
It’s not spring until the Orchid Mantis has sprung. Spring is finally here and there is no better way to celebrate than with some flowers… or at least invertebrates that look like flowers. Learn more about the flowery Orchid Mantis in today’s comic: feisty flowers.
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Think your Mardi Gras dance moves are good? The Australian peacock spider’s are probably better. Because they have to be. Learn more about how peacock spiders dance for their lives in today’s comic: spider soirée
Also… it’s my 75th comic! And there’s no better way to celebrate than with an invertebrate dance party!
You probably have a plan for the zombie apocalypse….but what’s your plan for the pycnopodia ‘pocalypse?
Newly published research by Dr. Drew Harvell (Cornell University) and team has determined that populations of the Sunflower Sea Star have been decimated by disease and warming waters up and down the west coast of North America. Learn more about the plight of the Sunflower Stars in today’s comic: pycnopodia ‘pocalypse
Brace yourself…chitons have some crazy teeth! Learn more about the super strong magnetic teeth of chitons in today’s comic: magnet mouth.
Thanks to chiton researcher and enthusiast Rebecca Varney, University of Alabama, for inspiring today’s comic. Still interested? Check out Rebecca’s research on chitons and how they make their teeth.