insects http://mountainlake.org/topics/insects/index.rss en-us Copyright © Mountain Lake PBS 2014. All rights reserved. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:27:18 GMT LISTEN: Home On The Range With Ants And Aphids I'd forgive anyone for thinking I was pulling a leg when telling them that some ants round up aphids on plant stems and tend them like dairy farmers care for cows.

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LISTEN: A Damsel in Distress Birds do it, bees do it, and so do damselflies, delicate cousins of dragonflies that dart through the air around and above wet places.

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LISTEN: The Bloodletting The day began with a mosquito attacking me before I got out of bed, and it went downhill from there.

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Adirondack Terror: The Blackfly Menace In much of the world, the animals that strike fear into the human heart tend to be large or extra-large. Consider the crocodile, the cobra, the anaconda, the lion, the hippo, the tiger.

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