Are Horse Flies Dangerous To Humans?

Are Horse Flies Dangerous To Humans? Horseflies are insects that belong to the order known as Tabanidae, and the genus referred to as Tabanus. These flies are also referred to by many other names including gad fly, greenheaded monster, breeze fly, and ear fly. These flies exist in most regions around the world, excepting arctic…

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You May Have Seen Garden Centipedes In Your House Before

You May Have Seen Garden Centipedes In Your House Before Centipedes are awful looking creatures. I cannot imagine anybody wanting to hold a centipede. Some people like to handle insects, like grasshoppers and dragonflies. Some people have pet spiders, but centipedes are universally hated. You have certainly encountered a centipede skittering across the floor in…

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The Various Ways That Insects Defend Themselves

Be happy that you are not an insect, because insects are, more often than not, brutal creatures that kill without compunction. In the insect community there exists many different methods of hunting and killing. Some of these methods are short and quick, and others seem to be slow and painful. Some insects do not even…

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One Of The World’s Largest Insects Is Saved From Extinction

One Of The World’s Largest Insects Is Saved From Extinction Some countries have governments that make insect-conservation a primary concern. New Zealand is one of those countries where insect-conservation is taken very seriously. For example, the giant weta, which is one of the biggest insects in the world and native to New Zealand, has been…

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Pest Prevention Tips!

Screen attic vents and openings to chimneys. Eliminate moisture sites, including leaking pipes and clogged drains. Seal cracks and crevices on the outside of the home using caulk and steel wool. Pay close attention where utility pipes enter the structure. Store food in airtight containers and dispose of garbage regularly in sealed receptacles. Replace loose…

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