How Many Crickets Should I Feed My Leopard Gecko?

Many captive leopard geckos regularly consume crickets. But determining how many to give can be challenging. What number of crickets should you give your leopard gecko, then? Each meal should consist of 5-8 crickets for a leopard gecko. The cricket’s size and the feeding frequency determine the portion size. Baby leopard geckos should consume small … Read more

Do Geckos Eat Roaches?

Gecko eating a cockroach

Although they are relatively simple to catch, roaches are probably not a reptile’s first food choice. But can or do geckos eat cockroaches? Geckos and other reptiles can gladly eat a variety of live insects without issues. Yes, geckos can consume cockroaches. However, doing so can be dangerous if cockroaches are the common household variety. … Read more

Bee Hive Stages: The Life Cycle of a Bee

Bee Life Cycle

Bees develop through 4 stages; the egg, larva, pupa, and adult. After hatching, the egg develops into an embryo, which develops an exterior covering and a neurological and digestive system. Then, each embryo matures into an adult throughout various periods. Drones grow to adulthood in under 24 days, while female workers need 21 days for … Read more

Pros & Cons of Eating Insects (Entomophagy)

Crickets on a plate

It’s challenging to get over our instinctive fear of creepy crawlies. Even the thought of having insects in the same cupboard as our food repulses us. Bugs are disgusting. Squirmy. A telltale sign of filth and ugliness. Who would eat them, anyway? 80% of people on the planet would disagree with that. Insects have long … Read more

Do Dogs Eat Cockroaches? + What To Do

Cockroaches on a dog’s bowl

Your dog just ate a cockroach scurrying across the floor. You may be feeling disgusted. But are cockroaches edible to dogs? Should you be alarmed that your dog may have eaten a cockroach? What should you do? Roaches are not poisonous. But, if your dog eats them, they frequently contain parasites and diseases that might … Read more

Is My Hive Queenless? + What To Do

Honey Bees on a Comb

One of the most frequent reasons why beekeepers lose their colonies is queenlessness. There are numerous ways for a colony to be without a queen and many ways to fix the issue.  A queenless bee is one without a queen who would have died from disease, being killed by the beekeeper or predator, pests, bad … Read more