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Printable Bug Coloring Book Pages for Kids

May 27th, 2021

Looking for fun activities for kids that don’t involve screen time? Check out Bug Busters’ printable bug character coloring book pages. Be sure to post the finished products on Facebook or Instagram and tag us–we’d love to feature your child’s original art on our social channels!

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The Brown Widow Spider Has Become One Of The Most Commonly Controlled Indoor Spider Species In Georgia

May 15th, 2020

The United States is home to a total of five “widow spider” species, the most well known of which are “black widows.” Spider species that belong to the Latrodectus genus are commonly referred to as widow spiders. Three black widow spider species can be found in the US, including the southern black widow (Latrodectus mactans),…

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The Filthy Fly Pests Most Commonly Found Within Georgia Homes And What To Do About Them

January 23rd, 2020

Who hasn’t witnessed large numbers of flies congregating on manure, dead animals and garbage? Many people assume that flies do this in order to feed on microbe-rich materials, but this is not necessarily the case; instead, adult female flies deposit numerous eggs on decaying organic matter in order to provide their offspring with a significant…

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The Most Common Pests That Invade Georgia Homes During The Fall, And How To Manage Them

October 31st, 2019

The approach of winter brings happiness to many, if only because it means Christmas is right around the corner, but that cold weather also comes with common pests looking for some kind of shelter where they can ride out the freezing temperatures until spring arrives. There are a number of bugs that gravitate towards your…

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Widow Spider Species Are Abundant Around Homes In Georgia, And One Specimen Was Recently Found Feeding On A Snake Beneath A Home’s Porch

June 21st, 2019

The state of Georgia is home to a number of venomous arthropods including caterpillars, scorpions, bees, wasps, yellowjackets, hornets, centipedes, and of course, spiders. Unlike airborne stinging insects, like bees and wasp species, which technically include both yellowjackets and hornets, spiders are not generally considered a medical threat to humans. Public health officials, doctors, entomologists…

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Why The Oldest Insect Fossil Is Baffling

July 28th, 2016

The oldest insect fossil ever found is three hundred and ten million years old. The insect is most likely a type of Mayfly. What is interesting about this fossil is the fact that there are no insect prints leading to the fossilized insect, and there are also no wings. So how did this insect reach…

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July 7th, 2016

Bug Busters offers tips on how to avoid summer pests at backyard barbecues Some of the best summer memories are made while spending time with family and friends at backyard barbecues and celebrations. However, an invasion of pesky pests such as mosquitoes, ants, flies and stinging insects can quickly put a damper on outdoor activities.…

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The Amazing and Aptly Named Hercules Beetle

July 6th, 2016

The Hercules Beetle is among the most recognizable beetles. This beetle is made into children’s toys and many science fiction creatures are modeled after its’ unique jaws. Needless to say, this is a terrifying beetle. This beetle is largely unbeatable in the insect world. The Hercules beetle is designed to wrestle just about any predator…

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The Terminator Meets A Bug’s Life

June 22nd, 2016

In this day and age many remarkable feats of science have been accomplished.  What people fifty years ago would have sworn would always be the product of Science Fiction are now everyday realities that we take for granted.  Products like our smartphones, skype, artificial intelligence, and let’s not forget insect cyborgs.  Yes, that is correct,…

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Insects Evolved Much Earlier than Previously Supposed

June 10th, 2016

Now that humans have developed highly sophisticated supercomputers we are currently facing potential strides in human knowledge that go well beyond what intellectuals of all sorts had initially predicted.  For instance, we are now capable of using advanced computer programs that allow us to better map out the evolutionary tree.  We have recently learned that…

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