USDA wants you to kill this bug on sight

(WWLP) — The Department of Agriculture is asking residents in New England and beyond to kill one specific bug on sight. Invasive pest spotted laternfly found in Vermont That bug is the spotted lanternfly. It’s a colorful, polka-dotted moth that is completely harmless to humans, but it leaves a secretion that is extremely deadly to … Read more

WNY family cries foul after losing appeal to keep chickens

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Niagara County family who has been fighting to keep chickens in their backyard lost the battle at a public hearing on the matter this week. The good news for the Holzles is that they’ve worked out a deal with the farm owner adjacent to their property, so the chickens won’t … Read more

Missing monkey makes herself at home inside Memphis clothing store

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — It wasn’t a sale but a small monkey that got customers’ attention inside a Southeast Memphis clothing store this week. Arionna Moffitt and a friend were shopping at the Summitt in the Centennial Commons when they noticed the monkey—a common marmoset—jumping from rack to rack. Monkeypox case confirmed in Texas man … Read more

WATCH: Mama bear and cubs in Holyoke

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) — A viewer sent in a video and photos of a bear in his neighborhood to NEWS10’s sister station in Western Massachusetts. DEC shares how to avoid black bear conflicts Art lives near the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home and said he saw a bear and her cubs walking across his yard when he … Read more

Thousands of dead fish line Lake Ontario shores

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WROC) — If you’ve been to Lake Ontario recently, you might have noticed thousands of little dead fish all along the shoreline. From an environmental perspective, many are asking whether it’s the result of a larger scale issue, like climate change, or a more localized issue like pollution. FDA: Don’t eat cicadas if … Read more

Hunter finds dead bald eagle still clutching the head of a deer: ‘It was pretty crazy’

(NEXSTAR) – An eagle-eyed turkey hunter from Wisconsin made a wild discovery earlier this week. Bald eagle undergoes surgery after crashing into Buffalo building Neal Herrman had already harvested a bird when he decided to continue scouting at other properties nearby on Wednesday. While on the hunt, he stumbled across something much more fowl than … Read more

‘Hawkward’ encounter: Cyclist’s cam captures hawk’s dive-bomb

CLOVIS, Calif. (KSEE) — A California cyclist had a close encounter with a hawk and caught the entire incident on his helmet cam. Cicadas are coming! App maps where millions emerge in the eastern US The hawk divebombed chief photographer Kevin Mahan at NEWS10’s sister station in Fresno. Mahan captured the hawk on film as … Read more

Cicadas are coming! App maps where millions emerge in the eastern US

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Here’s an app that’s meant to be a bit buggy. With millions of cicadas reemerging after 17 years underground, Cicada Safari is offering its users an opportunity to share photos of the noisy insects so their progression can be mapped. Biologist names newly discovered insect after coronavirus The app, created by Mount … Read more