Authorities in the state have moved to warn residents of the dangers posed by these tiny communal insects.
The animal, which was photographed by a university researcher, was spotted in a residential area in the Yukon.
Scientists using ice-penetrating radar have spotted an enormous river snaking its way beneath the Antarctic ice.
The incident serves as a stark reminder of the danger these enormous snakes can pose to humans.
No, this isn't an image of a monster from a fantasy movie... it's a creature that you might find in your own garden.
This fearsome looking denizen of the deep has needle-sharp teeth and a terrifying extendable mouth.
This 3-ton behemoth, which was found dead in the Azores, has set a new world record due to its enormous size.
A plant once known as silphion may still be around today despite disappearing 2,000 years ago.
The destructive hurricane currently making landfall in the United States has been displacing the local wildlife.
A fisherman recently reeled in a rather strange looking shark and nobody is quite sure what species it is.
The NOAA's Okeanos Explorer vessel has discovered something strange and nobody seems to know what it is.
The controversial plan would involve using a fleet of 125 tanker jets to shroud part of the Earth's atmosphere.
Experts have warned that giant rats could be invading people's homes and gardens within a matter of weeks.
Remarkable Met Office time-lapse footage shows clouds flowing like water over the Rock of Gibraltar.
The unfortunate man had been trimming tree branches when he inadvertently disturbed a large nest full of bees.
A species of moth with a wingspan of up to 14 inches has been spotted by a professor in Washington state.
Scientists have strapped cameras onto US Navy dolphins in a bid to capture first-person footage of their activities.
An international group of scientists has identified a new species of giant isopod - and it's pretty big.
A behavioral ecologist has made a fascinating discovery that could challenge what we know of arachnids.
The tiny reptile, which has a rather unique pigmentation, is not the only albino alligator at the park.