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On the rocks, or on the ants?

December 18, 2018 By
Video documentary powerhouse Great Big Story recently published a video in conjunction with the Singapore Tourism Board titled “Nature’s Cocktail.” The three-minute video profiles Vijay Mudaliar, co-owner and founder of Native, a cocktail bar in Singapore. Since 2015, he has... Read more»
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Pheromones in tears of baby mice could prevent breeding

November 6, 2018 By
Signals from a pheromone produced by male mice to encourage breeding, is replaced with signals from a pheromone produced by baby mice. Read more»
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A different take on bird control

September 6, 2018 By
Trash-collecting birds are part of the answer for cleaning up cigarette butts at an amusement park in France. Read more»
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Phidippus regius, jumping spider. Photo: Florida Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org

Spiders can jump how far?

July 19, 2018 By
Humans can jump pretty far, but spiders can jump even farther to catch their prey. According to ValueWalk, some spider species hunt by jumping on their prey instead of spinning a web. The average spider typically uses spinnerets to create... Read more»
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Raccoon climbs 25-story building in downtown St. Paul

July 12, 2018 By
A raccoon goes on a wild adventure while escaping capture by the Wildlife Management Services. Her day began by scoping out pigeon nests on the ledge of St. Paul’s UBS Tower, and turned into a day-long climb up a 25-story... Read more»
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Wire-chewing woodchuck caught in police parking lot

June 26, 2018 By
Employees at the Madison Police Department had an unexpected culprit causing havoc in their parking lot. Read more»

Bearded dragon found sunbathing near University of Wisconsin dorms

June 7, 2018 By
A foot-long bearded dragon was found sunbathing on a rock at the University of Wisconsin this spring. Read more»
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The Perfect Cockroach Accessory

December 4, 2015 By
Ever wish you could proudly flaunt your profession to all in a chic and clever way? Are you looking for a new backpack for all your PMP tools? Luckily for you, there may be the perfect accessory for you: The... Read more»
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Pest Control Company Protects Food Banks from Unwanted Seasonal Pests

November 30, 2015 By
‘Tis the season for acts of kindness, and pest management professionals are starting out strong. Hinton Pest Control Ltd, a pest control company located across the pond in the United Kingdom, has stepped up to help out local food banks prevent unwanted... Read more»
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Recent Flooding Raises Concerns of Pest Problems

October 30, 2015 By
Following record-setting flooding, residents of South Carolina may experience a spike in home pest invasions, reports the National Pest Management Association(NPMA). Due to excessive moisture build-up and population displacement, NPMA warns of a rise in pest populations in the coming... Read more»
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