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How Did Fire Ants Wind Up In America?

How Did Fire Ants Wind Up In America?

Ants are probably the most frequently sighted insects. Different ant species are everywhere in the United States, and unless you are an expert, it can be difficult differentiating between different species, but most seem harmless. Luckily most of the ants that people...
Fleas That Hide On Our Pets

Fleas That Hide On Our Pets

Next to bed bugs, fleas could be considered the most annoying of all insects. Luckily, humans can usually avoid fleas by exercising proper hygiene, but fleas do commonly infest pets, most of which are dogs. Although fleas can cause serious discomfort to pets, as well...
Cockroach Infestation Closes A Fast Food Chain

Cockroach Infestation Closes A Fast Food Chain

Finding cockroaches in your food sometimes happens, unfortunately. Although rare, restaurants have been known to serve dishes to customers that contained cockroaches. You would think that restaurant staff could manage to keep roaches of dinner plates, but sometimes...
Bed Bugs Ruin A Man’s Apartment Unit

Bed Bugs Ruin A Man’s Apartment Unit

If you think that people who find bed bugs in their hotel rooms are unlucky then imagine how some people feel when bed bugs are found in every room of their own homes. Unfortunately, bed bug infestations are reported in apartment units and houses all of the time, and...
Most Money Won In A Bed Bug-Related Court Case

Most Money Won In A Bed Bug-Related Court Case

If you are looking to make a lot of money, then having a bed bug infestation could be a good start. However, the bed bug infestation must be your landlord’s fault in order to receive a payout in court. Creating this sort of situation can be tricky, or perhaps some...
Entomologist Constructs Big Insect Models

Entomologist Constructs Big Insect Models

Although rare, there are some people who possess multiple talents that can be applied to many different fields. Have you ever met a person who had a strong aptitude in both the sciences and the humanities? Certainly there are many bright young students in the world...
Mosquito Control This Year is Serious

Mosquito Control This Year is Serious

When it comes to regions of the United States that are considered mosquito hotspots, most people think of Florida and/or Texas. This is understandable as both Florida and Texas saw more Zika related cases than any other state in 2017, with the exception of New York...
Harsh Penalty After Cockroaches Were Found

Harsh Penalty After Cockroaches Were Found

Being a business owner comes with many big responsibilities. For example, business owners must make sure that their employees are safe from hazardous working conditions, they must honor the agreed upon wages, and restaurant owners cannot serve food that cleary...
The Way Ticks Suck Blood From Humans Is Terrifying

The Way Ticks Suck Blood From Humans Is Terrifying

Ticks are the most dangerous arthropods to the American public. Some tick species have always been able to transmit diseases to humans, but ticks have only been considered a major threat to public health for the past couple of decades or so. Certainly, ticks have not...
La Nina Is Causing A Boom In Bug Populations

La Nina Is Causing A Boom In Bug Populations

If you have ever been curious about which types of insects are common in certain regions of America, the National Pest Management Association releases a nationwide insect report twice each year. This report tells homeowners, pest control professionals, entomologists...