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How Do Termites Move Large Amounts Of Water For Mound Construction Purposes?

December 19th, 2018

Considering the vast number of termite species that have been documented by researchers thus far, it should not be surprising to learn that there exists a variety of different types of termite nests as well. For example, mound-building termites, as their name implies, build nests that protrude from the ground. Most subterranean termites construct cryptic…

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Why Does The United States Contain An Unusually High Number Of Invasive Termites?

December 12th, 2018

Within the last century, six non-native termites have established an invasive presence within the state of Florida. This makes the state of Florida home to the greatest number of invasive termites when compared to all other US states, followed closely by Hawaii with five invasive termite species established. The manner in which these non-native termites…

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Termite Species That Have Been Found Mysteriously Outside Of Their Habitat Range

September 5th, 2018

Humans may be situated at the highest level of the food chain, but when it comes to sheer numbers, insects dominate the earth. Insects are the most species-rich animals in the world. So far, nearly one million different insect species have been documented by scientists. Amazingly, this seemingly high number does not come close to…

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A Small Fortune Of Termite-Damaged Currency Was Replaced By A Bank After It Was Found In A Garbage Can

August 3rd, 2018

It is not uncommon for senior citizens to store their money away within their own secret stashes. It seems odd to younger people that the elderly would forgo the service and security that a person gets by dealing with a bank. However, our grandparents lived during a time when the the Federal Government did not…

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Apartment Owners Kept Active Termite Infestations Within Numerous Units A Secret From Tenants

August 1st, 2018

The Enston district of Charleston, South Carolina is a relatively affluent area, which is why affordable housing is a necessity for the region’s less well-off residents. The Charleston Housing Authority owns two large thirteen story duplexes that house numerous tenants who have difficulty paying the high rent rates in other apartment buildings in the city.…

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How Does A “Structural Entomologist” Protect A Home From Termite Damage?

July 30th, 2018

After high school, most young adults do not know what they want to spend their lives doing. Choosing a career is one of the most challenging aspects of life, but if you are one of those people who either really likes or really hates termites, then you might want to give “structural entomology” a shot.…

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A Bio-Security Crisis Has Occurred In Fiji Over Termites That May Have Originated From America

July 19th, 2018

A Bio-Security Crisis Has Occurred In Fiji Over Termites That May Have Originated From America During the years of 2009 and 2010 the island country of Fiji located near Australia suffered repeated termite attacks to homes, public schools and numerous other buildings. These attacks are still occurring in Fiji, but on a much smaller scale.…

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How Do Worker Termites Communicate Important Information To The Queen Of The Colony?

June 29th, 2018

How Do Worker Termites Communicate Important Information To The Queen Of The Colony? During the medieval period in Europe, kings and queens maintained societal order within their feudal kingdoms. Social insect colonies operate in a similar manner, as they are ruled over by a queen insect. Although there are many obvious similarities between feudal kingdoms…

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Invasive Termites Have Been Causing Serious Problems For Australia’s Government

June 15th, 2018

Invasive Termites Have Been Causing Serious Problems For Australia’s Government Most people are of the mind that Australia contains some of the most destructive and dangerous types of insects. This is largely true, as even Australian termites can be uniquely destructive. In fact, native Australian termites have even damaged diplomatic relations between Australia and other…

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Termite Queens Are Often Consumed For Reasons That You Would Never Suspect

May 29th, 2018

Termite Queens Are Often Consumed For Reasons That You Would Never Suspect Termites are among the most popular types of edible insects. In edible insect-friendly areas of the world, the taste of termites is undeniably enjoyed by most people. Apparently, termites make for the perfect type of comfort food, only they are nutritious, unlike chips…

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