Experts say there simply aren’t enough wasps to keep the horse chestnut-munching moths at bay
Actor playing Len Fairclough said 'You want to keep your eye on him, he will lead you astray' jury hears
The West Midlands Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner has been a James Turner Street landlady for almost 12 years
The creature crawled into his ear as he slept
It’s billed as a sleepover, but as Kunal Dutta discovered, what with insect-based snacks there was far too much happening at the Natural History Museum
'We had a wonderful July,' says National Trust specialist. 'The way nature fought back was miraculous; it went into overdrive'
A zebra's stripes protects it from a range of predators, both big and small
The miniature robot weighs just 20g and can fly without human guidance; it could map abandoned buildings or masquerade as a fairy at a theme park
New research reveals that an electrical quirk sends a spider's woven silk springing towards its victims. Zander Swinburne unravels the science
The Cuban physician Carlos J Finlay has been honoured with a Google Doodle on the 180th anniversary of his birth.
Sexually frustrated fruit flies die earlier, new research suggests.
Reduced to a trembling wreck by the mere sight of a spider? Never fear - a new app believes it can help
More than 1,600 have also been injured in attacks from the deadly insects
Further sightings of the false widow spider, Britain’s most venomous arachnid, are raising fears following reports that the spider is heading north.
Experts - and Independent readers - give their tips
Rising temperatures are forcing false widow spiders up north