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What's Bugging You

  • Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and radio producer Steve Clark, co-hosts of VPM’s popular and long running radio program What’s Bugging You?, have joined forces once again. Their engaging, wide-ranging, and humorous explorations into the world of insects and entomology are presented now for the first time on screen as a new animated series.
  • Many insects pretend to be something they are not. Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and VPM radio producer Steve Clark explore camouflage and other related defense strategies that help insects to hide in plain sight.
  • When is a bug a true bug? Find out with entomologist Dr. Art Evans and VPM radio producer Steve Clark as they delve into the characteristics, classification, and proper spelling of the common names of true bugs.
  • What is one of the first “creepy crawlies” that you remember from childhood? Roly-polies, also known as woodlice in Europe, are probably at the top of the list for many of us. But what is a roly-poly? Is it an insect or is it something else? Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and VPM radio producer Steve Clark explore the hidden lives of roly-polies and reveal how these moisture-loving animals survive on land.
  • Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and VPM radio producer Steve Clark discuss one of the most spectacular moths found in North America, the Luna moth. What makes this harbinger of spring and summer so compelling?
  • Anyone who has spent time outdoors during the summer has likely endured the painful bites of horse flies. Just the threat of attack by these notoriously persistent blood-suckers causes great anguish, not only in people, but also among domestic and wild animals alike. Join Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and VPM radio producer Steve Clark as they explore the fascinating natural history and habits of horse flies.