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Video: Josh Duhamel traps mouse in ‘Today’ show green room

April 10, 2018 By
NBC’s Today show cohost Al Roker shared a video on Instagram of actor Josh Duhamel catching what Roker calls “the green room mouse.” Duhamel trapped the mouse in a disposable coffee mug. He is seen accidentally dropping the mouse, but... Read more»
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Terminix releases top 25 US termite cities list

April 5, 2018 By
Terminix has released its ranking of the 25 most termite-infested U.S. cities, and revealed that residents of Houston reported the most cases of termite infestations in 2017, followed by Los Angeles. Mobile, Ala., again ranked high on the list. “Now... Read more»
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Bats: White-nose syndrome confirmed in Kansas

April 3, 2018 By
White-nose syndrome — a fungal disease that affects hibernating bats — has been confirmed in Kansas, which marks it as the 32nd state to confirm the presence of the disease, according to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.... Read more»
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Video shows subterranean termite’s damage to a house

March 27, 2018 By
The video represents an analogy of damage the Formosan subterranean termite can have to a structure. Read more»

Termites classified as cockroaches: ESA updates insect database

March 22, 2018 By
News regarding the ESA's update has spread, appearing in headlines across the country. Read more»
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California sets up hotline to report nutria sightings

March 15, 2018 By
In 2017, nutria were discovered to have reappeared in California — a pets thought to be eradicated in 1960. Read more»
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Stink bugs featured in The New Yorker

March 13, 2018 By
The magazine found this story particularly newsworthy because the number of stink bugs in the home had reached 26 thousand. Read more»
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35th annual Insect Fear Film Festival showcases ticks

March 8, 2018 By
TheUniversity of Illinois department of entomology's 35th annual Insect Fear Film Festival showcased ticks, illustrating various aspects of the arthropod's biology. Read more»
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NYC named ‘dirtiest city in America’ due to pests, litter

February 22, 2018 By
The newly released report ranked 40 urban areas across the United States, and Factors included litter, pests — such as mice and cockroaches — population density, particulate matter air pollution and nitrogen dioxide air pollution. Read more»
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Purdue researcher uses poison-coated termites to control invasive ant colonies

February 20, 2018 By
Over three weeks, nearly every ant was killed, Purdue says. Read more»
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