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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...

2013-07-03 23:18:05

Termites Refuse to Eat NyloDeck Composite Decking Material Covington, GA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Great news for NyloDeck owners; bad news for termites: Given the choice to eat NyloDeck or face starvation, termites chose hunger during a recent study performed by the Forest and Wildlife Research Center at Mississippi State University. The four-week testing proved that NyloDeck – a next-generation composite decking material – is resistant to termites, particularly damage caused by the...

2013-06-19 12:21:46

Wood borer makes its own enzyme, which could thrive in industrial setting Researchers from the United Kingdom, the Energy Department´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and the University of Kentucky have recently published a paper describing a novel cellulose-degrading enzyme from a marine wood borer Limnoria quadripunctata, commonly known as the gribble. Gribbles are biologically intriguing because they exhibit a relatively unique ability to produce their own enzymes...

2013-06-18 23:16:46

NOAA is predicting an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. As communities prepare for heavy rain and strong winds, Western Pest Services is advising homeowners to plan for another threat that comes with these storms — increased pest pressures. PARSIPPANY, N.J. (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As many states along the East Coast prepare for hurricane season, experts from Western Pest Services, a New Jersey-based pest control company with branches throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast...

2013-06-06 23:38:10

EcoShield Pest Control, the nationwide pest control company, is expanding its services in three regions of the United States, Atlanta Georgia, Chicago Illinois and Houston Texas. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 EcoShield Pest Control, the nationwide pest control company, is expanding its services in three regions of the United States, Atlanta Georgia, Chicago Illinois and Houston Texas. The company, which has an established network of locations that serves customers in states like...

2013-05-29 23:25:29

Special Offer For Pest Control Services And Extermination In Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts Homes Southport, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Eliminate´Em Pest Control Services in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts announces a special $35.00 off any pest control or wildlife service. This special offer is valid for extermination and/or removal of termites, ants, carpenter ants, moles, bees, hornets, wasps, carpenter bees, squirrel, raccoon and bat removal. Residents in...


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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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