Female Velvet Spiders Let Their Nieces and Nephews Eat Them

By GGA Pest | Sep 28, 2017 |

I’ve heard of mothers that eat their own children, as well as ones that let their children eat them, but I’ve never come across an aunt that is also willing to be consumed by her sibling’s kids. The African velvet spider is one of the few social spider species, living in large communal nests that…

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Thousands Of Cars Were Recalled Because Spiders Had Infiltrated The Gas Tanks

By GGA Pest | Sep 27, 2017 |

Thousands Of Cars Were Recalled Because Spiders Had Infiltrated The Gas Tanks I have always dreamed of having my very own Porsche 550 Spyder. And that is “spyder” with a “Y”, not an “I”. You have probably heard of spiders and other insects infesting the interiors of cars. Spiders are often found within the engines…

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A Tree Planted By The Queen Of England Has Been Destroyed By Termites

By GGA Pest | Sep 20, 2017 |

A Tree Planted By The Queen Of England Has Been Destroyed By Termites We Americans probably think that we experience some of the worst termite-related problems in the world. Termites certainly cause the US the greatest amount of economic damage, right? It is true that termite activity in the US causes billions of dollars in…

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A Divorced Man May Have Deliberately Planted Termites Around His Ex-Wife’s House

By GGA Pest | Sep 19, 2017 |

A Divorced Man May Have Deliberately Planted Termites Around His Ex-Wife’s House Some divorces are amicable, but most probably become pretty nasty. Divorce proceedings are never fun. Property and money are always divided during grueling court battles. These court battles always end with at least one party feeling as though he or she was cheated…

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The Americas May Be Confronted With A New Insect-Borne Disease

By GGA Pest | Sep 18, 2017 |

The Americas May Be Confronted With A New Insect-Borne Disease Brazil has had enough problems with insect-borne diseases. Last year Zika ravaged their population. A record number of newborns were born with microcephaly as a result of the widespread sexually transmitable virus. It must be remembered that when Brazil is at risk for disease outbreaks,…

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In What Region Of The World Are Termites Most Abundant?

By GGA Pest | Sep 13, 2017 |

In What Region Of The World Are Termites Most Abundant? Termites are some of the oldest insects on record, and there are over one thousand different species distributed around the world. Although the United States may seem like a hotspot for termite activity, it is the tropical regions of the world that host the greatest…

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After Much Research, Mutant Moths Are Released In New York State

By GGA Pest | Sep 12, 2017 |

After Much Research, Mutant Moths Are Released In New York State The idea of releasing genetically modified insects into the wild is met with some controversy. Despite this, one group of researchers feel perfectly comfortable about releasing genetically altered moths into the state of New York’s environment. The researchers are hoping that the mutant moths…

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There Was A Time When Experts Could Not Prevent Termite Damage To Telegraph Poles

By GGA Pest | Sep 11, 2017 |

There Was A Time When Experts Could Not Prevent Termite Damage To Telegraph Poles Termite colonies are so widespread that it is surprising to find that utility poles are still made with wood. One would think that utility poles made from wood would be primary targets for wood-devouring termites. Well, they used to be, but…

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Forests That Have Been Burned By Wildfire Attract A Diversity Of Bees

By GGA Pest | Sep 8, 2017 |

Forests That Have Been Burned By Wildfire Attract A Diversity Of Bees Ever since pre-school our teachers, as well as Smokey the Bear, have told us that forest fires are bad. It would certainly be hard to argue that forest fires are, in any way, good. Forest fires not only put human lives at risk,…

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These Giant Termite Mounds Glow In The Night And Host Beetle Larvae

By GGA Pest | Sep 7, 2017 |

A variety of different types of termites are located all over the world. Some termites are more destructive to man made property than others. There are only a few termites located in the US that will damage homes. However, some termites can create mounds that are fascinating to look at. In fact, people from all…

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