Maybe you feel bad for the ants who get turned into dinner, but don’t forget that the beetles have to eat, too! The world is a wild and wacky place full of amazing things like aggressive mimicry.
The complex life cycles that hold the world together form fascinating webs. Species become interconnected in unexpected ways! Every creature plays an important role, filling unique niches big and small. Studying these deeply entwined ecosystems reveals how even the smallest, and often overlooked, organism can play a critical role in keeping other species healthy and alive.