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How to Survive Camping With Mosquitos 101
Camping is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors with friends and family, letting modern humans get a little taste of living amongst nature and the perfect excuse to make smores. However, the drawback of going camping outside in a tent surrounded by nature is that you have to deal with some of nature’s…Read More
CDC Director Warns That the Zika Virus May Be Here to Stay
The Atlantic got an exclusive interview with the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, about the current status of our fight against the Zika virus, which he is in charge of eradicating, and his outlook wasn’t incredibly bright. In answer to the question of whether he thought we…Read More
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The Enemy Hiding Within Your Home – House Spiders
You would think your home is a safe haven from the dangers of the outside world, but you couldn’t be more wrong. Within your walls live many different types of house spiders, many of which have venomous and lethal bites. Knowing how to identify them could literally save your life, and most live is very…Read More
The Dangers Of Keeping Spiders As Pets
There is a very odd group of people in this world who like, or would like, to keep giant hairy spiders as pets, and even play with them by letting them crawl all over their bodies. Now I understand dogs, and even cats, but keeping spiders as pets is possibly the most terrible idea that…Read More
How Do Spiders Eat?
We all know spiders have fangs and may not chew like us humans. However, what the manner in which a spider consumes its food is far from pleasant. A spider liquefies its prey by vomiting on it, so to speak. When a spider spots its unfortunate prey it will swing it jaws open revealing its…Read More
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RACCOON CONTROL & PREVENTION TIPS!
RACCOON CONTROL & PREVENTION Raccoons are omnivores and will eat plants and other animals, including fruits, berries, nuts, fish, frogs, insects, turtles, mice, rabbits, muskrats and bird eggs. Raccoons usually have one litter per year, which is usually born in late spring or early summer. One litter may contain between three and five young. Raccoons…Read More
Ask the Pest Professor: Strength of Ants
Zika Virus Q & A
Q: How is Zika virus transmitted? A: Zika virus is spread through the bite of an infected Aedes genus of mosquitoes, which is the same type of mosquito that carries dengue fever and chikungunya. Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which live predominantly in tropical and sub-tropical regions, are the primary carriers, but Aedes albopictus mosquitoes might also…Read More