IN THE BEGINNING, THERE WERE “BED BUGS”

IN THE BEGINNING, THERE WERE “BED BUGS”

Bed bugs are ancient insects and they’ve lived off warm blooded hosts since time began. Research shows that prehistoric bed bugs inhabited caves in the Middle East (the cradle of life), most likely feeding on bat blood until humans began to live in caves as well. Then...
Ants – The Oldest Farmers on Earth!

Ants – The Oldest Farmers on Earth!

It is said that when man learned to farm, modern civilization began. We humans credit ourselves as being very intelligent creatures capable of learning to grow crops and keep cattle, but we are hardly the first species to acquire the skill. Fungus-growing ants...
Insect Trivia:  Who’s got The Most Toxic Venom?

Insect Trivia: Who’s got The Most Toxic Venom?

The insect with the most toxic venom is not necessarily the most painful or the most lethal. Pain is a really subjective. What some might find excruciating, others might feel as merely uncomfortable. We can’t compare venom on the basis of incidence statistics,...
When The Rain is Gone. Termite Swarms Begin.

When The Rain is Gone. Termite Swarms Begin.

Termites won’t be swarming around the house while the rain is falling, but once it stops, look out!  Thick swarms may be coming your way. As a general rule of thumb termites swarm on a warm day after a rainfall. Do we need to worry about swarming termites, now? The...