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Slave-making Ants Go After the Strong Rather Than the Weak

June 17th, 2016

Scientists used to assume that slavemaker ants would target weak colonies when sending their raiding parties to steal away pupae. However, they have recently discovered that they actually choose to go after fewer stronger colonies rather than targeting more weak ones. The ants associate strong defenses with stronger ant populations. By choosing to go after […]

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Ants Don’t Tolerate Cheaters

June 6th, 2016

In the human world, especially in this modern day and age, women and men who cheat on their partners are punished pretty severely. They are often ostracized from general society, stoned in the Arab world, physically hurt by scorned partners, and even murdered in some cases. Cheating doesn’t pay. But, compared to ant cheaters, this […]

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Ants Attempt Daring Rescue of Trapped Relatives

May 17th, 2016

Scientists have discovered that ants will actually form rescue teams to go and save relatives that have become caught in traps. After hearing of reports about ants attempting these recue attempts, scientists put together their own study to test the theory. Researchers took one ant from a colony and tied it up with a nylon […]

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Ant School Teachers

May 11th, 2016

Ant School Teachers Human adults teach their young how to fend for themselves in this world through demonstration and hands on activities. Apparently, adult ants teach their young pupils in much the same way, taking them out on foraging quests and teaching them how to find food. A new study revealed that ants teach their […]

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Georgia Ant Control Experts | Bug Busters USA

September 2nd, 2014

Most species of ants are considered ‘nuisance pests,’ meaning that they don’t pose a significant threat to health or property, but are an annoyance when found indoors. In fact, ants are the number one nuisance pest in the United States. Some species of ants, however, can pose threats to health and property. Carpenter ants, for […]

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Crank It Up A kickoff party celebrating Camp Twin Lakes’ 8th Annual Spin For Kids!

September 11th, 2013

Crank It Up A kickoff party celebrating Camp Twin Lakes’ 8th Annual Spin For Kids! Join Camp Twin Lakes, SweetWater Brewing Company and Yacht Rock Revue at Crank It Up A kickoff party celebrating Camp Twin Lakes’ 8th Annual Spin For Kids! Friday, October 4 from 7:30-11:00 PM Greystone at Piedmont Park $35 in Advance or $45 […]

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Aggressive Ant Species Marches Through South

August 8th, 2013

Aggressive Ant Species Marches Through South Fire ants have long been a threat in the southern United States, but another aggressive ant species known as the tawny crazy ant is taking over in many areas of the region. These ants can invade structures in extraordinary numbers and, Bug Busters USA, a pest management company servicing […]

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Bug Busters USA encourages public awareness of household pests in April

April 2nd, 2013

Bug Busters USA encourages public awareness of household pests in April This April, Bug Busters USA is proud to celebrate National Pest Management Month, which is formally recognized each year by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). The observance acknowledges the pest management industry’s commitment to the protection of public health and property from common […]

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Many Allergic to Fire Ant’s Sting Don’t Get Preventive Shots

March 6th, 2013

USNews.com: Many Allergic To Fire Ant’s Sting Don’t Get Preventive Shots For some people, a sting from the ubiquitous fire ant can provoke potentially severe reactions, but a new study finds that only one-third of people with such allergies get shots that can ease the danger. “Patients are fearful of the injections, and often feel […]

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Eruption of New Fire Ant Mounds is Just Tip of Iceberg

June 7th, 2012

Augusta.com: Eruption of New Fire Ant Mounds is Just Tip of Iceberg In Biblical times, they might have called it a plague. But the sudden eruption of new fire ant mounds after a day of soaking rain is normal behavior for one of nature’s most opportunistic pests. “The typical mature imported fire ant colony has […]

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