zombie fly http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/493/all en The Real L.A. Noir: The True-life Insect Cannibals and Murderers in our Midst http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/real-la-noir-true-life-insect-cannibals-and-murderers-our-midst <p><img alt="" src="/nature/sites/default/files/Concera_tibialis_15707_01_edit.jpg" style="width:100%" /></p> <p>The coffin fly. Image courtesy of Kelsey Bailey.</p> <p>As you get into your car in the parking lot of the Trader Joe&rsquo;s in Silver Lake in Los Angeles, you might just be within arm&rsquo;s reach of cannibals. Not the human kind &ndash; but the insect variety.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/real-la-noir-true-life-insect-cannibals-and-murderers-our-midst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/real-la-noir-true-life-insect-cannibals-and-murderers-our-midst#comments ant decapitating fly BioSCAN coffin fly dragonly Hollywood Forever Cemetery insects LA Noir LA River Los Angeles phorid flies twisted wing parasite zombee zombie fly Blog Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:21:50 +0000 Lila Higgins 849 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Are you Ready for the ZomBee Apocalypse? http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/are-you-ready-zombee-apocalypse <p>Today, we&nbsp;launched our latest Citizen Science project, <a href="http://www.zombeewatch.org/" target="_blank">ZomBee Watch</a>, in partnership with San Francisco State University. Yes, that&#39;s right folks, we want you&nbsp;to become a&nbsp;real life ZomBee Hunter! To inspire you to do so, sit back and relax while I tell you this epic story of zombification!<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/are-you-ready-zombee-apocalypse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/are-you-ready-zombee-apocalypse#comments Apis mellifera Apocephalus borealis Brian Brown colony collapse disorder European honey bees insect zombification John Hafernik ZomBee apocalypse ZomBee hunter ZomBee Watch zombie fly zombies Blog Tue, 24 Jul 2012 23:16:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 686 at http://www.nhm.org/nature