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Off With Their Heads!

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark explore the world of ant-decapitating flies and discuss new research on their behavior.

Photo above: An ant-decapitating fly (Phoridae: Pseudacteon sp.) inspects a potential host for its offspring, a fire ant (Formicidae: Solenopsis macdonaghi) in El Palmar National Park, Entre Rios, Argentina.

Charlottesville Inside-Out: Season 8

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:51am -- WCVE

Terri continues to shine a spotlight on the places and faces of the Charlottesville area with 12 all new programs. Watch Charlottesville Inside-Out Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

Season 8 Shows:

CVIO #801 (Season 8 Premiere) Watch Now
David Maurer / Charles Hall -- Hear stories from a Special Forces Veteran who has served as a feature writer for Charlottesville’s Daily Progress newspaper for close to three decades; then study the craft of Glassblowing with a master artist.

Battling Beetles

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss Doug Emlen’s new book, “Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle,” that, among other topics, examines the costs and benefits of being a well-armed beetle.

To find out more about the book, visit animalweapons.com. Learn more about Emlen’s research here.

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