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Reviewing The Bug Butcher

March 2, 2016 By
A few weeks ago I talked about the release of a new computer game called the Bug Butcher. Well, after writing about it and watching all the promotional videos I decided to give it a try for myself. My conclusion: It’s fun,... Read more»
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So I Found a Strange Insect on My Hotel Bed…

February 18, 2016 By
So while getting ready for day two of ServSuite University 2016, I happened to see a small insect crawling around the foot of my bed. After the immediate shock of seeing it in my hotel room, my mind immediately jumped... Read more»
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Live from ServSuite University 2016

February 18, 2016 By and
  Attendees at ServSuite University, ServicePro‘s 8th annual conference for users of ServSuite, took advantage of the opportunity to learn more about the business management software for pest management professionals. The three-day event, which kicked off Feb. 17 in San... Read more»
With traits similar to both roof rats and pack rats, these new hybrid rats are causing damage in Arizona.

New Rat Hybrid Wreaks Havoc in Arizona

October 28, 2015 By
A new hybrid rat has been cropping up in valley neighborhoods of Arizona, reports a local abc affiliate. Though not scientifically identified as a subspecies, the new hybrid rats match traits of both roof rats and pack rats. Opposed to... Read more»
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Photos: Dr. Sanford Porter, USDA-ARS

Fire Ants Create Living Raft to Survive Flooding

October 7, 2015 By
When threatened with eradication from flooding, this colony of fire ants banded together to make a dangerous swim to safety. But not metaphorically. No, these tenacious insects literally joined together to create a living raft, as seen in a video... Read more»
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Roaming Tarantula Causes Flight Delay

September 28, 2015 By
Move over Snakes on a Plane, a tarantula is trying to steal the spotlight by delaying a flight. Delta Flight 1525 was scheduled to depart Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport recently when an airport employee discovered a tarantula in the cargo hold,... Read more»
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This Cat Was Almost as Good at Catching Pests as You

September 25, 2015 By
A seasoned rodent control officer in Halifax, Nova Scotia received a special retirement party on his final day of work. A celebration to not only thank him for his hard work as a crew member, but for community members to... Read more»
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Hang on to Your Pizza, NYC Rats are Hungry

September 23, 2015 By
There are some real rodents in New York City, but the actual, lingering problem is the undetermined population of rats. In the video below, a courageous rat tries to bring a whole piece of pizza down the stairs into the subway. Whether this... Read more»
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Termites Attack Camera in the Amazon Jungle

September 22, 2015 By
Dealing with termites as a pest management professional (PMP) is one thing, but for one wildlife photographer working in the jungle, it had the makings of a disaster. When photographer Jeff Cremer of Rainforest Expeditions set up his DSLR camera trap... Read more»
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Insects Steal Spotlight at London Design Festival

September 18, 2015 By
As pest management professionals, you probably don’t get many customers raving about the insects in their lives, but at the London Design Festival, that’s exactly what’s happening. Designer duo mischer’traxler is gaining attention for their innovative artistry, according to The Telegraph. Their exhibit, titled Curiosity... Read more»
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