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‘Burn the house down’: Footage of ‘alien-like’ creature goes viral

A terrifying 'alien-like' creature flexing its hairy tentacles has been captured in a horrifying video footage. The monster insect, filmed in Indonesia, is seen wiggling its huge orange body, while it moves its four thick tentacles. Thousands of people reacted in horror after the footage was shared on Facebook by user named Gandis which has garnered over 39 million views. "I'd burn the house down if I saw this" joked one person while another added "Give him the keys and tell him the house is yours." Another…

Small moth with yellowish coif named after Donald Trump

A small moth with a yellowish-white coif of scales has been named after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, in honor of the former reality TV show host and real estate magnate's signature hairdo. The new species, dubbed Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, lives in a habitat that spans southern California and Mexico's Baja California and was named by evolutionary biologist Vazrick Nazari in an article published in the scientific journal ZooKeys. The moth, the second species of a genus of twirler moths, can be distinguished by the…