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Ants, Insects and Rodents in Space

The last ever space shuttle launch from the Kennedy Space Center is scheduled to take place today. An estimated 500,000-750,000 crowd will be flocking to the Space Coast, Florida, to watch Atlantis take-off. The shuttle will undertake a 12-day mission that will bring an end to a 30-year program. Atlantis will fly to the International Space [...]

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How To Avoid Bad Luck on Friday 13th

Be weary of black cats and ladders because it’s Friday the 13th! @TheRandomWords top tweeted earlier claiming that more than 60 million people around the world will stay at home today for fear of something bad happening to them. It’s a good job we’re not superstitious at Rentokil because there are lots of bad superstitions around [...]

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Cartoon Rodents

We love cartoon rodents. Mickey Mouse has captivated our imagination since he appeared in the animation Plane Crazy in the roaring twenties. Such is our desire for all-things Mickey that fans can buy his beaming face on everything from flashing plastic ears and baby rompers to dog t-shirts and golf balls. The philosophy of the [...]

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Rabbits and Other Superstitious Stories

Superstition affects our daily lives, even if we don’t realise it. According to the Otis Elevator Company, more than 80% of the world’s skyscrapers are missing a 13th floor. Today #white rabbits was trending on Twitter. From a sailor’s terror of fleeing rats to lucky  ladybugs and money spiders, the animal and bug kingdom is [...]

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Sorry Mice, No Vacancies

I really can’t stand mice so it was with trepidation that I strolled round my property looking for signs of rodent activity.  Now winter is upon us it’s almost certain that the pests will be scampering from the chilly fields and damp farm buildings near my house to seek a warmer environment.

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