Posts Tagged ‘Insects’

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The Difference Between Bees and Wasps

We’ve all experienced the agonising pain of being stung by a bee or a wasp. It’s not pleasant by any means, but it’s even more unpleasant if you can’t determine if it was a bee or a wasp. Because of their similarities, bees and wasps can be hard to distinguish mid-flight. There are some features…

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The 14 Rare Facts You Didn't Knew

14 Fascinating Facts About Cockroaches

  It doesn’t matter how nice and clean our homes are. We oftentimes find our houses infested by cockroaches. Those little buggers aren’t really the capricious type. Because of this, they are among the most common pests we find in our homes. As much as we hate them, however, cockroaches are some of the most…

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Not the Bees! What a Bee Sting Can Do to You

Most people don’t realise this, but bees are actually a huge threat. Even though they play a significant role in pollination, some bee species are a pest and can be quite dangerous and aggressive. Bees are responsible for more deaths and hospitalisations than snakes, spiders, and jellyfish. This is an alarming statistic. Especially considering the fact…

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Slavemaking Ants and Their Captives

The army is getting ready for battle. The scouts have returned from their mission and they’ve marked the enemy’s base. Thousands of soldiers are preparing to face the opposing force. With sharp weapons and berserker rage, they prepare to hurl themselves into the fray. The element of surprise is on their side. This one battle…

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The Mosquito Plague in Melbourne and What You Can Do to Defend Yourself

Mosquitoes are without a doubt the most dangerous animals on the planet. Their sheer numbers and the fact they can carry a host of deadly diseases is scary. They are responsible for more estimated deaths than any other animal in the world because of the rate they spread them. And this year the weather has provided…

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