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Snake Snack: ‘Prophet’ Feeds Snakes to Followers Posted on 21 Jul 2015 in the Crawling the Web categories.

The saying goes, “you are what you eat,” but is that really true? It’s highly unlikely in the case of the followers of Penuel Mnguni, a self-proclaimed prophet who told... Read more»

Smart Raccoon More Talented Than Toddler Posted on 17 Jul 2015 in the Crawling the Web & Raccoons categories.

It’s no secret that raccoons are fairly smart animals, which is why they can be difficult to catch and get the reputation as annoying pests. But if you’re one of... Read more»

Brown Recluse Spiders on the Loose Posted on 16 Jul 2015 in the Brown Recluse Spiders & Crawling the Web & Invasive/Occasional Species & Spiders categories.

If you’ve ever wanted to travel to Europe, now is the perfect opportunity for pest management professionals to take a trip to France and say it’s for business. Two women... Read more»

Mosquitoes Celebrated in Russian Festival Posted on 14 Jul 2015 in the Crawling the Web & Mosquitoes categories.

Most people see mosquitoes as pesky little bloodsuckers that serve no purpose other than to make the human race annoyed and itchy. Most people, that is, except the inhabitants of... Read more»

No Joke, Wayback Burgers Adds Bug-Infused Milkshake to Menu Posted on 30 Jun 2015 in the Crawling the Web categories.

If there are two things you are guaranteed to see everywhere this summer, it is ice cream and insects — just not together. At least, not until now. Starting July 1,... Read more»

Unlikely Winner In Rodent vs. Reptile Battle Posted on 24 Jun 2015 in the Crawling the Web categories.

It’s not every day you see a snake go up against a rabbit – and lose. For one protective rabbit, however, attacking and scaring off a snake was an easy... Read more»

Hear Him Out: Giant Bug Found Hiding in Man’s Ear Posted on 22 Jun 2015 in the Crawling the Web categories.

There’s nothing quite like a horrifyingly graphic video of a giant bug stuck inside someone’s ear to increase your pest management business. Recently, a video surfaced on Mirror Online of... Read more»

Raccoon Caught Drinking on the Job Posted on 18 Jun 2015 in the Crawling the Web categories.

If you thought dealing with raccoons getting into your trash was frustrating, try dealing with a raccoon getting into your beer. That is what appears to have happened at the... Read more»

Texas Rains Lead to Plenty of Jobs for PMPs Posted on 16 Jun 2015 in the Crawling the Web categories.

Looking for extra work? If so, head over to the Texas Panhandle, where insects are multiplying like crazy, thanks to the area’s above-average rainfall this year. Ants, cockroaches and mosquitoes... Read more»