Tag: Atlanta Ant Control
City-Dwelling Ants Are Beginning To Crave Junk Food | Atlanta Ant Control
City-Dwelling Ants Are Beginning To Crave Junk Food | Atlanta Ant Control We all know that littering is bad. There are very few acts of irresponsibility that are more distasteful than mindlessly throwing garbage into the great outdoors. However, if you live in a big city, such as New York or Los Angeles, there may…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
Avoid ants and stinging insects at your Labor Day cookout!
Avoid ants and stinging insects at your Labor Day cookout! Follow these steps: Mosquitoes are most active at dusk and dawn, so if you are planning a barbeque before sunset, plan on having plenty of insect repellant containing an EPA-registered active ingredient like DEET or Picaridin available for you and your guests. Adorn your deck…Read More
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Chikungunya Virus Dr. Jorge Parada – National Pest Management Association Information on Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention Chikungunya, a viral infection transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes, originated in southeast Africa and was first described in Tanzania in 1952. Subsequently, it has spread throughout sub-Saharan Africa and has become well established in the Indian subcontinent, Southeast…Read More
Tips for Pest Prevention in Atlanta
Seal cracks and holes along the foundation of the home including entry points for utilities and pipes. Screen windows and doors. Eliminate sources of moisture or standing water around the house, including birdbaths and in clogged gutters. Keep tree branches and other plants cut back from the house. Store firewood at least 20 feet from the…Read More
Ant groups ‘more efficient than Google’ in processing data, new study finds
Ant groups ‘more efficient than Google’ in processing data, new study finds While individual ‘scout’ ants may seem chaotic in their movements, they are leaving a pheromone trails to allow other ants to follow them to food sources JAMIE MERRILL The dedication and stamina of the worker ant, toiling through the summer months and preparing…Read More
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