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2013-09-30 23:38:02

Pinehurst and Greenville, NC best pest control company, Otho's wants to make homeowners aware that its termite season. Asheboro, NC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Now that Fall is here and the weather is cooling, homeowners need to be aware that it is prime termite season. As the weather cools, termites live longer, increasing the risk of infestation. Otho's Pest Management, a pest control company with over 36 years of experience, has some tips for homeowners to keep their homes...

Bacterium Found In Termite Guts Helps Make Wood A Nutritious Meal
2013-09-27 08:15:23

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As termites eat wood, the small chunks they chew off are delivered to feed a community of unique microbes living in their guts. In a complex multi-step process, these microbes turn the hard, fibrous material of the wood into a nutritious meal for the termite host. A key step in this process uses acetogenesis -- where hydrogen converts carbon dioxide into organic carbon. It is unknown, however, which gut bacteria play specific roles in...

2013-09-24 23:36:56

KansasCityCoupons.com welcomes Cole Termite & Pest Control to help consumers in the greater Kansas City area save money with their pest control needs. KansasCityCoupons.com makes it easy to search coupons, shop locally, and save money. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 KansasCityCoupons.com has added Cole Termite & Pest Control to their site just in time to take preventative action before the cool weather hits. Cole Termite & Pest Control, founded in 1981 by David...

2013-08-27 23:29:24

Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a northwest Michigan home inspection company located in Traverse City, is pleased to announce that he is now certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) to inspect for Wood-Destroying Insects and Organisms. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC...

2013-08-01 23:29:09

Middle Tennessee Pest and Termite control expert, U.S. Pest Protection, has brought Bill Miller on-board their Nashville branch as Sales Inspector. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 As summer continues to roll through Middle Tennessee, U.S. Pest Protection has brought on experienced building inspection professional, Bill Miller. Miller's expertise with building inspections will be a real asset to U.S. Pest's continuing commitment to excellent customer service during the busy...


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Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus
2014-05-24 17:24:24

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the marsupial anteater, banded anteater, or the walpurti, is a marsupial that can be found in Western Australia. This species once held a large range but it is now fragmented and limited to only a few small spots in Australia. It once resided in many habitats, but now it can only be found in eucalypt forests. Europeans first discovered this species in 1831, when Robert Dale led an expedition through the Avon Valley. George Robert Waterhouse...

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2007-06-25 07:54:33

The Aardvark, Orycteropus afer, sometimes called the "˜antbear', is a medium-sized mammal native to Africa. It lives south of the Sahara desert where there is suitable habitat for them to live. It prefers savannas, grasslands, woodlands and bush. They are not found in deserts but are found in areas where there is a good supply of ants and termites. The most distinctive characteristic of the Aardvark is their teeth. Instead of having a pulp cavity, they have a number of thin tubes of...

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2007-01-19 20:40:01

The aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) is a small insectivorous hyena, native to Eastern and Southern Africa. The name means "earth wolf" in Afrikaans. Unlike other hyenas, the aardwolf is a defenseless animal whose diet almost completely consists of termites. The natural enemies are deterred by the superficial resemblance to the more aggressive hyena species. The aardwolf is the only surviving species of the subfamily Protelinae. Physical characteristics The aardwolf looks most like the...

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2006-12-12 13:58:15

Southern Tamandua or Lesser Anteater, Tamandua tetradactyla, is a species of anteater from South America. It is a solitary animal, found in many habitats from mature to highly disturbed secondary forests and arid savannas. It feeds on ants, termites and bees. It has very strong fore claws that can be used to break insect nests or to defend. Geographic Range Tamandua tetradactyla is found in South America from Venezuela and Trinidad to northern Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay...

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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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