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How Did Fire Ants Arrive In America?

October 18th, 2018

For the past several decades, the amount of humans who have died as a result of fire ant bites has been increasing dramatically. Ants are not typically associated with ferocity, aggressiveness or attacks on humans, but for the past 80 years, America has become a breeding ground for a particularly dangerous ant species that is…

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Cambodians Love Their Tarantulas So Much They Might Just Wipe Out This Eight-Legged Delicacy

October 17th, 2018

While we in America are being slowly convinced and coddled into trying insect cuisine, in other parts of the world eating these critters is so popular that they are actually over-harvesting their supply of them and may lose these coveted treats for good. In Cambodia the tarantula is such a popular treat that they are…

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Bees Mysteriously Become Silent During Solar Eclipses

October 16th, 2018

Humans have always been fascinated by the movements of celestial bodies, and this is especially true when it comes to a total solar eclipse. Unlike a partial solar eclipse, a total eclipse completely blots out the sun’s rays, making the sun-lit portion of the earth as dark as night for a short period of time.…

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Wildlife Prevention Tips!

October 15th, 2018

Install door sweeps on exterior doors and repair damaged screens. Install a mesh cover or cap over chimneys. Cover exhaust fan openings, soffit and attic vents, and tops of window wells. Replace loose mortar and weather stripping around the basement foundation and windows. Keep tree limbs cut back 6 to 8 feet from the roofline…

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Interactive Pest & Insect Games For Kids

October 12th, 2018

Love games? Play the interactive insect and pest games, or try to ace our quizzes on bug trivia. Mysterious and exciting, the world of pests challenges us to understand what attracts them to our homes and yards. Test your pest knowledge and skills with these insect and bug games for kids of all ages! Bug…

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Bed Bug Prevention Tips

October 11th, 2018

There are several steps you can take to help prevent bed bugs in your everyday life. Regular bed bug inspections are the best line of defense to help you avoid a bed bug infestation. Here are some other prevention tips to keep in mind: • Regularly inspect areas where pets sleep for signs of bed…

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Past Civilizations Looked Upon Spiders As Good Omens

October 10th, 2018

Spiders may be responsible for one of the most common human fears, but spiders also have a rich history of being personified in the lore and belief systems of ancient societies. During high school, many people learn about the ancient Grecian mythological figure known as “Arachne.” Arachne was a mortal with an amazing talent for…

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The Sudden Death Of A Man Last Week Likely Occurred In Response To Fire Ant Bites

October 8th, 2018

Insect experts, like entomologists and pest control professionals, often claim that even the most venomous types of insects that exist in the United States very rarely, if ever, pose a deadly threat to humans. Even non-insect arthropods, such as spiders and scorpions, almost never kill humans in the US. Of course, there do exist seemingly…

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Lightning Bugs

October 5th, 2018

Running around the backyard on warm summer nights in an attempt to catch fireflies is a fun pastime. These insects, also known as lightning bugs, can light up the night with their magical glow. But, what actually makes them flash? Read on to learn about the science behind this dazzling summer bug. You might be…

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Cockroach Prevention is Necessary for Protecting Health

October 5th, 2018

Bug Busters USA  provides homeowners with cleaning tips to help prevent cockroach infestations Kitchen: Keep counters, sinks, tables and floors meticulously clean every day. Clean dishes, crumbs and spills right away, store food in airtight containers and always avoid leaving food out—including pet food. Vacuum any crumbs stuck in corners and around cabinets, and regularly…

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