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Zika-Free Bermuda Becomes Hottest Vacation Destination for Pregnant Women
Zika-Free Bermuda Becomes Hottest Vacation Destination for Pregnant Women The Zika virus may not be conquering the world quite as strongly as it did last summer, but it is still a major concern for women, especially pregnant or soon-to-become-pregnant women. Zika has invaded some of the hottest places people used flock to for a sun-filled, […]Read More
Woman Kills Raccoon After It Attacks Her
Woman Kills Raccoon After It Attacks Her If you have ever heard that raccoons are harmless creatures with no interest in attacking human beings, then you probably believed it. After all, who does not want to love raccoons? However, a recent incident involving a female jogger may have you questioning the true nature of the […]Read More
Will Zika Be A Big Problem Around The World This Summer?
Will Zika Be A Big Problem Around The World This Summer? After the numerous tragedies caused by Zika last year, it is fair to say that no person wants to see the situation get any worse this year. There has been much money allocated to Zika research and control during the past couple of years, […]Read More
Don’t Get Stung By Summer’s Stingers
Don’t Get Stung By Summer’s Stingers! Use the tips below! Seal cracks and crevices: Seal all visible cracks and crevices to keep these pests from moving indoors, and regularly inspect around the yard and along the perimeter of the house for nests. Keep food covered: During a picnic or cookout, cover all food when outside and […]Read More
An Elderly Man Was Ticketed For Feeding Squirrels
An Elderly Man Was Ticketed For Feeding Squirrels You would think that wild animals would not have a problem finding food, and they probably don’t, but that has not stopped one small-town man from making a habit out of feeding squirrels. Within the county of Larimer, Colorado a man by the name of Gaylord Sigman […]Read More
Opossums Help Prevent The Spread Of Lyme Disease
Many people have mixed feelings when it comes to opossums. Some people hate opossums, and other people just tend to generally dislike them. The hate that so many people feel towards opossums probably arises from experience with opossum related shenanigans. Blaming opossums for destroyed or messy property is a common, and understandable, source of frustration […]Read More
Termites Help To Support An Entire Ecosystem
When you picture African landscapes you probably picture a vast region of desert with a bit of vegetation spread throughout. African savannahs are dry regions with patches of vegetation in random areas. These savannahs make up entire ecosystems that support numerous types of animal life. However, savanna-dwelling animals would not survive the harsh landscape if […]Read More
A Man Dies After Sustaining A Bite From A Vampire Bat
A Man Dies After Sustaining A Bite From A Vampire Bat Wildlife experts have claimed repeatedly that vampire bats are not interested in human blood. However, a recent incident in Brazil proves that vampire bats do, indeed, seek out human blood. The man who was bit by a vampire bat lived in the northeast region […]Read More
Bed Bug Awareness Week!
Some Jumping Spiders Prefer To Eat Nothing But Mosquitoes
Some Jumping Spiders Prefer To Eat Nothing But Mosquitoes If you are afraid of spiders, and you hate mosquitoes, then maybe you will appreciate the two types of spiders that prefer to eat mosquitoes exclusively. Jumping spiders are often the topic of study, and a recent study published in the Journal of Arachnology has described […]Read More