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Five Amazing Ant Facts

There’s more to an ant than meets the eye. Check out this article which explores 5 amazing ant facts!

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I keep the bugs I find because I’m hungry.

Dinner!

When was the last time you were offered a chocolate covered grasshopper? They are real you know. I remember when I was a kid in elementary school and a student brought them in. I never asked where they came from and never accepted the offer – but he absolutely loved eating those things. Eating insects is actually [...]

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Ants at My Door – Ticks in My Kitchen

I don’t really have ants at my door or ticks in my kitchen but this is a likely scenario many home and business owners will soon be contending with, if they aren’t already. While not many people are complaining about a mild winter – I mean come on, who truly missed snow removal?- the flip [...]

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Termites or Carpenter Ants?

Carpenter Ants and termites are often times mistaken for one another this time of year. It just so happens that swarmers (winged reproductives released from the colony when the colony matures) from ant and termite colonies are triggered around the same time of year, commonly by the same conditions. Moisture and the warmth of the [...]

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Cricket Fossil Sings a Tune

Pest control news come in all shapes and sizes, covering wasps in the summer and termites and ants in the spring. While most pests are a nuisance, few come with a soundtrack. Enter the cricket.  Scientists from the US and China discovered a prehistoric insect fossil that has retained extraordinary detail. So extraordinary in fact, that the structures that [...]

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