Did you know that there is a type of termite that eats more wood than other types and has colonies over ten times as big? (more…)
Did you know there is a species of ant known as the odorous ant that creates a rotting odor when crushed? EW! (more…)
Did you know termites eat 24 hours a day, seven days a week? (more…)
Mosquitoes have been called “The deadliest animals on Earth”. They carry such diseases as West Nile virus, Dengue Fever, Malaria, Rift Valley Fever and Yellow Fever. Mosquitoes can also give your dog heartworm; a potentially fatal condition. (more…)
These relatives of the spider and scorpion are nasty biters that suck blood over a period of several days. Once a tick is on its host, it will crawl up to the head, biting around the ears, neck and scalp, where skin is thinner. (more…)
Were you aware that termites use their own feces as building materials?
The first sign of a termite infestation may be wormlike mud tunnels that run up walls or foundations. Termites are particularly attracted to damp wood which may be found in basements and tunnels, so termites are often discovered either within basements or emerging from them. The tunnels are created by subterranean termites who use their feces, or frass, as part of the building material for the tubes. (more…)