Crop-damaging fall armyworms found in Japan for first time

National Jul 10, 2019

Crop-damaging fall armyworms found in Japan for first time

Fall armyworms have been found in fields in Kagoshima Prefecture, the first discovery of the exotic invasive pest in the country, according to the agriculture ministry. In order to prevent the spread of the insect, a type of moth that causes damage to corn and ...

Huge lizard that terrified Florida neighborhood caught

World / Offbeat Nov 9, 2018

Huge lizard that terrified Florida neighborhood caught

Florida authorities have caught a huge lizard that terrified residents of a suburban Miami neighborhood for months. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Thursday the Asian water monitor lizard measures more than 8 feet (2.5 meters) long. The lizard is an escaped pet. It ...