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2013-12-10 23:03:29

Mold Shows Up in Illinois Elementary School, Florida Mold Inspection Company AGC Environmental Gave Out an Advice How the Public Could Solve Early Similar Problem Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Mold showed up in yet another school. Stating that it could do the same to any place and could cause problems to anyone else, Florida mold inspection company, AGC Environmental, then gave out a tip how other people could solve early a similar incident and avoid the many problems that go with...

2013-12-03 23:28:15

On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Enviro-Test reminds homeowners to get a mold inspection to stop growth. Amityville, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 It has been one year since Super Storm Sandy hit the eastern US and devastated homes and businesses along the East Coast. The storm created the perfect conditions for mold growth. Enviro-Test, a professional mold inspection company, recommends that homeowners have a mold inspection done so they can ensure their families are safe....

2013-11-01 23:01:01

Mold reportedly remained at many New York City buildings a year after hurricane Sandy. My Cleaning Products gave out mold removal tips to help mold sufferers, Sandy victims or not, get rid of the spores right. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Mold has become one of the worst problems Sandy left its victims. That's because until today, it remains a big trouble to the New York City residents, said a report from nbcnews.com dated October 29, 2013. And so, wanting to help mold...

2013-09-05 23:20:38

With Value and Eco-Consciousness in Mind, Cricket® Brand Expands Product Line with a Limited-Time Bonus Offer (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The Lights International Operating unit of Swedish Match AB, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, today announced the addition of a free refill in each package of the Cricket® Candle Lighter and the Cricket Multi-lite™ utility lighter. For a limited time, a complimentary 18ml butane fuel canister will be packaged with each lighter, making it...

2013-08-28 23:25:51

Orange County, California residents may contact Mold Inspection Sciences by phone or email to discuss, for free, their concerns about indoor mold and moisture problems. The company's competitors do not offer this level of service without scheduling a paid inspection. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Mold Inspection Sciences of Orange County, California is providing a valuable and free service to local residents for the remainder of the year. Anyone with concerns or questions...

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Southern Cricket Frog, Acris gryllus
2013-07-26 13:49:45

The Southern Cricket Frog (Acris gryllus) is a small Hylid frog that is native to the Southeastern United States. It's very similar in appearance and habits to the Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans, and was previously conspecific. The scientific name Acris is from the Greek word for locust, and the species name gryllus is Latin for cricket. The Southern Cricket Frog is approximately 0.75 to 1.5 inches. It has a pointed snout. The hind leg is more than half of the body length when...

2005-09-07 18:59:19

Katydid is the common name of insects belonging to the grasshopper family Tettigoniidae, which contains over 6,800 species. Katydid are also known as "long horned grasshoppers" and "bush crickets." The term "katydid" is used mainly in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. The name "katydid" comes from the sound produced by species of the N. American genus Pterophylla (literally "winged leaf"). The males of katydids have sound-producing (stridulating) organs located on their front wings which in...

2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

2005-08-25 09:40:19

The Orthoptera are an order of insects with incomplete metamorphosis, including the grasshoppers, crickets, locusts, and katydids. Many insects in this order produce sound (known as stridulation) by rubbing their wings against each other or their legs, the wings or legs containing rows of corrugated bumps. Their ears, located in the front legs, are interconnected in such a way that they are able to locate each other by sound. Characteristics Orthopterans have two pairs of wings - the...

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