Insects

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Some Areas Of North Texas Experiencing Cricket Invasion

If you’ve noticed a lot of crickets congregating in your homes or in your stairwells at work, you’re not alone.

09/10/2014

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Bug Infestation Out Of Control; Residents Want Action

Residents of the La Primavera apartments are complaining about an infestation of bed bugs and roaches at the complex.

07/07/2014

Greenbottle flies sit on a petri dish. (credit: David Hecker/AFP/Getty Images)

Insects Don’t Bug Texas Homicide Investigators

The pungent smell aside, it was the buzzing sound — just a bit softer than a beehive — that assured Michelle Sanford there would be a lot of evidence to collect.

12/16/2013

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Tiny Black Insects Taking Over Parts Of North Texas County

They are tiny black insects and they have taken over parts of Tarrant County. The swarm, called Hackberry Nipple Gall Maker insects, is covering windows, cars and have even made their way inside homes.

CBS 11–11/18/2013

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Migrating Spiders Sailing Through North Texas Skies

Thousands of North Texans are asking, ‘What are those long, silky strings floating in the air?’ Turns out they’re the webs of spiders in their annual migration to better hunting grounds, and surprising a lot of people.

09/25/2013

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Mysteries Of Death Come To Life… At Texas “Body Ranch”

On a small patch of Texas Hill Country, not far from a herd of billy goats, there is a resting place of sorts called the “Body Ranch.” It is a place where people have donated their bodies to forensic science.

CBSDFW.COM–08/19/2013

A man sprays on mosquito repellent. (credit: Mario Villafuerte/Gettyimages)

West Nile Fears Lead To Insecticide Questions

For many North Texas families mosquito repellent has become a priority; especially after human cases of the West Nile Virus have been reported. Now more questions are being asked about bug repellant ingredients.

CBS 11–07/10/2012

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Ants Force Vickers To Leave Cowboys Practice

What would be the worst insect to have crawling around in tight football pants? Probably fire ants, so it’s hard not to feel bad for Dallas Cowboys fullback Lawrence Vickers.

06/08/2012

Singer Beyonce Knowles performs during the 2011 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ABC)

Fly With “Golden Booty” Named After Beyonce

A new type of fly recently discovered in Australia has been named after pop singer Beyonce, because of its ‘bootylicious’ backside.

01/17/2012

A Monarch butterfly rests on a flower. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Drought May Have Affected Monarch Migration

Experts say the lingering Texas drought may be affecting the migration of monarch butterflies heading south for the winter.

11/03/2011