Butterflies are found worldwide. They live on every continent, except Antarctica, and in many diverse environments. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and their colors span the rainbow. Like flowers in flight, butterflies manifest the artwork of God across the globe.
The Melanophila beetle is one of many creatures that actually hunt for fires. Its name means “black-loving” because the beetle likes freshly burned, blackened wood, where the female lays her eggs. Often the charred wood is still hot and smoldering when the beetles arrive.
Ants have taken over the world, it seems, but they didn’t do it alone! One reason they’re so successful is their ability to communicate with each other—where to go, what to watch out for, how to help.
Bee scouts seek out new flowers and new sources of food. But what motivates a bee scout? What makes her take risks, explore the unfamiliar, unselfishly bring back news of her discoveries and set out again to spend herself for the sake of the hive?
Breaking news: ancient (“35-million-year-old”) mayflies looked extremely similar to modern-day mayflies!
Animals that can grow wings in a single generation—only an imaginative Creator could think of that!
This beetle’s colors serve as camouflage against the dense backdrop of trees and plants. How is this possible?
The most diverse order of animals on the planet is by far the beetle order. God shows how He can take one design and create a spectacular array of forms.
Shy, gentle, and easy to care for — does the hissing cockroach sound like an ideal pet?
Despite their bad reputation, cockroaches were designed to do good things.
When Dr. Andy McIntosh investigated the bombardier beetle, he discovered explosive evidence of God’s intricate design.
The story of the peppered moth has been set forth for decades as the prime example of evolution in action. But, are they really evidence of evolution?
It was recently discovered that double-stranded microRNA (miRNAs) fed to honey bees conferred resistance to certain viral diseases that they were exposed to.
When they work together, these insignificant insects can accomplish significant things.
If God is good, why are some creatures so bad?
While design may be seen in all living creatures, the early development of the fruit fly shows the making of a “simple” fruit fly exhibits forethought.
How should young-earth creationists explain the formation of highly specific relationships between plants and insects?
This agile flyer scoots in and out of tight spots faster than any plane Boeing or Airbus ever dreamed of.
Detailed images of a newly discovered species of hell ant—extinct ants with scythe-like jaws—in Burmese amber may hold the answer to how they ate.
The bombardier beetle’s tail end is equipped with twin “spray nozzles” (or gland openings) to shoot its gaseous ammunition.
A single worker bee may add merely one-twelfth of a teaspoon of prized honey to its colony. Yet the power of the bee is in the cooperation of the colony.
Gifted ant architects have built thriving cities on every continent—using every imaginable kind of material.
The family of giant silk moths, or Saturniidae, includes the largest—and arguably most beautiful—moths in the world.
Ant behavior may help us save lives. Creation is overflowing with such practical ideas and possible solutions to our most vexing problems.
What if badges could change color in an explosion, giving doctors vital information about the severity of the shock?
Fleas are considered a nuisance. How can they be explained as a part of God’s very good creation?
What’s fascinating about periodical cicadas is their sheer numbers and the mysterious timing of their emergence from hiding.
Research shows that bedbugs are still bedbugs. They don't demonstrate Darwinian evolution—they vary within their created kind to survive in a sin-cursed world.
Is the war on malaria plagued by “rapid evolution of insecticide resistance” in mosquitoes?
Most people would be happy to live in a world without cockroaches. But even creatures we see as pests show God’s amazing designs.
Recently the abdomen of a certain hornet was discovered to have intricate structures that look like space-age solar panels.
Carpenter ant colonies evade zombie apocalypse because only the climbing dead become weapons of mass dispersion.
One reason ants are so successful is because of their ability to communicate with each other.
Honeypot ants gorge until they can’t leave the nest.
Hawaiian cricket “evolution” into stealth mode saves them from extinction.
Evolution: Not just for survival anymore!
Sap-sucking insects get a nutritional leg up from bacterial symbionts.
The Melanophila beetle is one of many creatures that actually hunt for fires.
Fig wasp fossil shows up too “soon” in the fossil record.
A special moth-flower relationship, discovered in arid regions of North America, has inspired the wonder of biologists worldwide.
Since creation, water striders have been skipping effortlessly across lakes and ponds. The secret is an ingenious design that only the Great Designer could have invented.
Pollinating bees prefer the same colors on any continent.