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Which Country Has The Worst Termite Pest Problems?

Which Country Has The Worst Termite Pest Problems?

Termites pose a major threat to old and new structures located within urban landscapes. As urban centers expand into natural environments, many native species are forced to adapt or die. Urban expansion is forcing some species to survive within urban areas, termites...
Disease Spreading Mosquitoes Emerge From Our Own Yards

Disease Spreading Mosquitoes Emerge From Our Own Yards

The summer season is quickly approaching which means that even citizens living in northern states will not be able to avoid mosquito bites. This time of year tends to make certain people worried about mosquito-borne diseases as everyone can remember the Zika outbreaks...
The Elusive Dragon Mantis

The Elusive Dragon Mantis

Some insects are well known to the general public while other insects remain obscure. Most people become familiar with insects like cockroaches, bees, flies or ants as children since these insects are commonly encountered both outdoors and indoors. The praying mantis...
How Do Cockroaches Wind Up In Drains?

How Do Cockroaches Wind Up In Drains?

Although cockroaches are among the most repellent of all insects, they possess impressive abilities. Cockroaches can survive the most traumatic of injuries, and their speed allows them to outrun people chasing after them with bug spray. Cockroaches have inhabited...
Pests Make Aerial Spraying A Necessity

Pests Make Aerial Spraying A Necessity

Tree destroying pests are not uncommon in North America as hundreds of different tree species are under near constant attack from both native and invasive insect species. Tree destroying insect pests are considered a serious problem in the United States, but you would...
Hong Kong’s Spider Men and Their Tarantula Club

Hong Kong’s Spider Men and Their Tarantula Club

Most clubs you find in the US tend to be based on either sports, such as soccer or basketball, a hobby, such as painting or scrap-booking, or some other general interest that a group of people share. These clubs usually focus on pretty normal hobbies and interests,...
Insect With The Most Potent Venom Will Surprise You

Insect With The Most Potent Venom Will Surprise You

There are numerous insect species that possess venom-secreting glands. The most well known venom-producing insects belong to the orders Lepidoptera, Hemiptera, and Hymenoptera. Both Hymenoptera (bees and wasps) and Hemiptera (stylets) deliver their venoms actively....
Woman Dies After 150 Stings

Woman Dies After 150 Stings

If you think that falling victim to a swarm of stinging insects is unlikely, then you should be made aware of a recent event that occured in Japan. Japan, and the whole of southeast Asia, is home to numerous exotic insect species. Many of these species are dangerous...
The Ticks That Infest Homes By The Thousands

The Ticks That Infest Homes By The Thousands

Tick season has arrived and some experts are predicting a summer with unusually large tick populations. The brown dog tick species is getting the most attention as these types of ticks spend more time indoors with humans than any other tick species. These ticks can...
Bed Bug Infestations Are Still Being Found

Bed Bug Infestations Are Still Being Found

You would think that bed bugs would like to infest new and unexplored areas once in awhile. It has to be boring seeing the same old sites. If you spend a few months Google searching “bed bugs” you will find that bed bugs tend to infest particular types of buildings....