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An Asian Insect Pest Could Destroy Beautiful Plant Life In The Southern US

February 20th, 2017

Crape myrtles are nice looking ornamental flowering plants that form a big part of how many people picture the beautiful landscapes that can be seen in the Southeastern United States. These flowers are planted both privately and commercially for their attractiveness in the southern US states. Sadly, this flower is now becoming endangered as a […]

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Voles Console Each Other – Evidence of Animal Empathy

January 25th, 2017

A recent study on voles revealed that when one vole is distressed, other voles will immediately begin to console their stressed buddy for a good ten minutes. This leads scientists to argue that this is a sign that animals, or at least voles, can experience empathy. Many are quick to shoot down this claim, but […]

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Why You Should Never Have a Raccoon as a Pet

January 24th, 2017

Raccoons don’t normally come to mind when I think of animals people keep as pets, but apparently a number of people out there think that having a raccoon for a pet would be fun. Let me stop you right where you are, and tell you that is a very bad idea, so just forget about […]

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Lyme Disease Has Been Found In Nine US National Parks

January 23rd, 2017

Lyme disease causes a near perpetual flu-like state with varying degrees of severity, so it is tragic when we hear about people becoming infected with this disease. However, it is nice to know that the ticks responsible for spreading Lyme disease only exist in the upper Midwestern and northeastern portions of the United States. Well, […]

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Woman Suffers Heart Attack In Response To A Spider Attack

January 20th, 2017

Everyone has been told repeatedly by experts that spiders cannot cause death, except in very rare circumstances. That may very well be true, but the fact is, people do indeed die in response to spider bites, even if the spider bite itself, or the venom, did not cause death. A woman had just finished celebrating […]

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Why Cold Winters Are A Good Thing For Gardeners | Atlanta Pest Experts

January 17th, 2017

Anyone who is into gardening as a hobby is also likely to know a bit about bugs. Insect pests can ruin a gardener’s day, and one of the most damaging culprits has to be the chafer beetle. The chafer beetle spends the winter nestled in our lawns as larvae, but when spring rolls around, these […]

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Do All Spiders Try To Enter Houses In The Fall To Avoid The Cold Weather?

January 16th, 2017

It seems like common sense that spiders and insects will attempt to enter your home during the colder months if they don’t want to freeze to death. However, house spiders are usually not the same types of spiders that you find outside near your garden. Spiders that live indoors are specially adapted to survive indoors […]

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A Newly Discovered Bug Species Has Females That Are All Pink

January 12th, 2017

A team of researchers exploring the jungles of Southeast Asia for exotic bugs stumbled upon a unique specimen. The researchers discovered two different species of katydid, both of which are sporting a distinct pink color that cannot be missed. Not only are the female katydids bright pink, but both the males and the female katydids […]

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Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Neurological Problems and Birth Defects

January 5th, 2017

It looks like scientists have begun to figure out exactly how the Zika virus causes serious neurological problems in adults and infants. Researchers found seven different proteins in the Zika virus that they’ve found to be main thing causing birth and neurological defects in humans. The researchers were able to discover these lethal proteins by […]

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First Ever Insect To Physically Possess A System Of Gears

December 28th, 2016

An interesting garden insect moves with the help of a set of mechanical gears. That sentence may sound strange, but researchers believe that they have found the first ever insect to a physical constitution that operates in a fashion similar to mechanical gears. We are all aware of the mechanical gears that make engines operate, […]

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