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Why Heartworms are Just as Nasty as They Sound

Monday, May 13, 2019

Why Heartworms are Just as Nasty as They Sound

Mosquitoes are a nuisance, a pest, an itchy pain in the rear end, but did you know they’re also a vector? Which means (for those of you who dropped Intro to Biology) they carry diseases and para...

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Locusts: The Bothersome Bug that Shaped America

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Locusts: The Bothersome Bug that Shaped America

There were few bright spots during the Great Depression, but in some parts of the Midwest, the sun barely shone at all. Why? Dust clouds swirled the plains for years, shrinking visibility to thr...

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Step Inside the Spider’s Web

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Step Inside the Spider’s Web

Spider lore is a tangled web of lies and exaggerations. These eight-legged wonders rarely bite humans, and even fewer are actually poisonous. They are more Charlotte’s Web than Arachnophobia....

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10 Terrifying Termite Facts

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

10 Terrifying Termite Facts

You may not always notice them — and they may not look all that scary — but termites are truly terrifying. Why? These sharp-toothed bugs will literally eat you out of house and home. The Nationa...

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Awesome Opossum: The World’s Most Misunderstood Marsupial

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Awesome Opossum: The World’s Most Misunderstood Marsupial

Let’s get one thing straight: Possums live in Australia.  Opossums are the sharp-toothed, pointy-nosed, long-tailed weirdos you’ll find hanging off a branch in your backyard. Or scurrying acr...

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