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It Has Been Demonstrated That The Zika Virus Can Cause Blindness | Mosquito Control Atlanta

February 27th, 2017

It Has Been Demonstrated That The Zika Virus Can Cause Blindness | Mosquito Control Atlanta Researchers from the Wayne University School of Medicine has shown that there exists a link between blindness and the Zika virus. The Zika virus can replicate retinal cells in the eye to multiply, which causes major tissue damage and eventually…

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A Rare White Squirrel Was Spotted In A US Neighborhood | Bug Busters USA

February 24th, 2017

A Rare White Squirrel Was Spotted In A US Neighborhood White squirrels are exceptionally rare, but they do exist. Some people may have heard of albino squirrels, or albinism in general, but white squirrels are not albino. Although genetics is responsible for both cases of colorlessness, albino squirrels have pink eyes, whereas white squirrels do…

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This Time Of Year Brings Out The Poisonous Caterpillars

February 22nd, 2017

It is that time of year again when people become excited about locating and photographing the strange looking wooly bear caterpillars. These caterpillars are popular among bug enthusiasts and average joes alike because, according to folklore, these fuzzy caterpillars can predict the future. So how does that work, you ask? Well, it probably does not,…

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Are There Any Bats That Like To Drink Human Blood? | Atlanta Wildlife Control

February 21st, 2017

Are There Any Bats That Like To Drink Human Blood? | Atlanta Wildlife Control We have all heard of the vampire bat and how they love to drink blood, but that is animal blood right? Certainly not human blood. Most people assume that the idea of bats drinking human blood is the stuff for horror…

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An Asian Insect Pest Could Destroy Beautiful Plant Life In The Southern US

February 20th, 2017

Crape myrtles are nice looking ornamental flowering plants that form a big part of how many people picture the beautiful landscapes that can be seen in the Southeastern United States. These flowers are planted both privately and commercially for their attractiveness in the southern US states. Sadly, this flower is now becoming endangered as a…

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The Current Boom In The Vampire Bat Population Has Experts Worried About Rabies | Atlanta Wildlife Removal

February 15th, 2017

Livestock breeders from both North and South America are becoming increasingly worried about the vampire bat population and its relationship with feral pigs. Researchers have recently found a correlation between the populations of boars and vampire bats. Vampire bats must feed on blood, and as long as the wild boar population is increasing, bats have…

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Elementary School Is Evacuated Because Of Raccoons | Animal Removal Atlanta

February 13th, 2017

A whole lot of children had their parents in a panic when the children were suddenly evacuated from their school. These days, school evacuations conjure up tragic images of the past. However, this particular case is not so tragic, and perhaps some may find it a bit cute, until you remember that raccoons can carry…

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Is The Red “Hourglass” Mark On Black Widows Meant To Frighten Predators?

February 10th, 2017

Black Widows are well known around the world. These spiders are especially known in the Americas for having a highly venomous bite, they are generally intimidating to other arthropods, and the females often kill their male counterparts after mating. And the red “hourglass” marking on the female’s abdomen is a sure indicator that the female…

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Cutting Edge New Therapy Could Cure Arachnophobes

February 8th, 2017

It seems like a fear of spiders must exist at least a little bit in varying degrees in different people, similar to a fear of heights. Some people become so anxious around arachnids that even seeing a picture can be enough to induce an anxiety attack. Recently, many experts in many different fields have been…

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What Are The Most Common Arthropods That Live Within Our Homes?

February 7th, 2017

The one good thing about living in a tiny apartment as opposed to a large home is that there is a much lesser chance of encountering a creepy bug. Less space equals lesser space for bugs to roam, right? Well, it really depends on where you live. If you live in the country surrounded by…

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