Archive for 'Ant Control'
Argentine Ants Are One Of The Most Commonly Managed Ant Pests In Georgia Where They Enter Homes All Year Round
Ants are one of the most common and annoying insect pests, invading our yards, sidewalks, parks, and homes. There are ants invading our lives every day of our lives. They seem to show up in our homes as long as they can find even the tiniest crumb of food. Argentine ants are one of the…Read More
Which Residential Areas In Georgia Are Carpenter Ant Pests Most Abundant
Carpenter ants are well known for their habit of infesting structural wood within homes. Unlike termites, carpenter ants do not consume wood; instead, carpenter ants use their strong mandibles solely to excavate nesting galleries within structural wood, causing infested lumber to weaken and possibly snap under pressure. The most destructive species of carpenter ant in…Read More
Hundreds Of Ants Were Found Biting An Elderly Patient While He Died Within A Heavily Infested Decatur VA Hospital
State lawmakers in Georgia are furious about the criminally negligent actions that took place shortly before an elderly man passed away within a Decatur veterans administration hospital earlier this month. Nearly three weeks ago, Laquna Ross went to the VA hospital in order to visit her father who was suffering from terminal cancer. After arriving…Read More
How Did Fire Ants Arrive In America?
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…Read More
The Sudden Death Of A Man Last Week Likely Occurred In Response To Fire Ant Bites
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…Read More
Ants Have Been Raising And Milking Caterpillars Like Livestock For Millions Of Years
Ants Have Been Raising And Milking Caterpillars Like Livestock For Millions Of Years Obviously, every animal needs to expend energy searching for food sources. Humans have long been considered the most successful of all animal species due to the way in which we have simplified the process of food production with agricultural advancements. While cultivating…Read More
Ants Held Up A Jet For Several Hours At A Canadian Airport
Ants Held Up A Jet For Several Hours At A Canadian Airport If you heard about a plane flight being cancelled due to an insect infestation on board, which type of insect do you think would be the culprit in this situation? Most of you are probably thinking “bedbugs”, but this happens to be a…Read More
Ant Control Tips!
2018 may be “the year of the dog,” but March could certainly be considered the month of springtime pests, especially ants. When the flowers bloom and temperatures rise, ants often march indoors in search of a consistent food and water supply, making pest-proofing the home a much-needed spring task. Ants have a sweet tooth, just…Read More
Slave-making Ants Go After the Strong Rather Than the Weak
Scientists used to assume that slavemaker ants would target weak colonies when sending their raiding parties to steal away pupae. However, they have recently discovered that they actually choose to go after fewer stronger colonies rather than targeting more weak ones. The ants associate strong defenses with stronger ant populations. By choosing to go after…Read More
Ants Attempt Daring Rescue of Trapped Relatives
Scientists have discovered that ants will actually form rescue teams to go and save relatives that have become caught in traps. After hearing of reports about ants attempting these recue attempts, scientists put together their own study to test the theory. Researchers took one ant from a colony and tied it up with a nylon…Read More