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Suez shipping canal

ALIEN INVASION  The Suez Canal made it easier for ships and stowaway critters to travel from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea.


WHAT’S THE BUZZ  Honeybees (shown) and bumblebees can resist a type of neonicotinoid insecticide thanks to a family of enzymes that metabolize toxic compounds.


WINGING IT  Earwigs don’t normally reveal their wings, but the folded-up appendages unfurl on demand and lock into place until refolded.

wolf pup

SAVING THE WOLVES  With less land to roam and dogborne diseases closing in, Ethiopian wolves stand on the ledge of extinction.

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