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2013-04-08 23:04:53

Terminix Identifies Top 15 Termite Towns Expected to Experience Swarming Memphis, TN (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 If you´re still thawing out from last month´s cold weather, you´re not alone. The majority of the continental United States has been locked under historically chilly weather. In fact, March 2013 was the second-coldest on record since 2000 and the average March temperature was 13 degrees cooler than last year, according to the National Weather Service. The good news is...

2013-04-08 23:00:47

As spring approaches and pest activity increases, pest control services often eat up a large portion of a homeowner´s budget. DoMyOwnPestControl.com affirms homeowners can do their own pest control safely and effectively with significant savings. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Spring is project time. From DIY home renovations and landscaping projects, even pest control becomes a big part of a homeowner´s to-do list. Unfortunately, pest control services can be pricey, ranging...

Octopus-like Microorganisms Named After Science Fiction Monsters
2013-04-03 14:41:35

University of British Columbia [ Watch the Video Live Cthulhu Macrofasciculumque ] University of British Columbia researchers have discovered two new symbionts living in the gut of termites, and taken the unusual step of naming them after fictional monsters created by American horror author HP Lovecraft. The single-cell protists, Cthulhu macrofasciculumque and Cthylla microfasciculumque, help termites digest wood. The researchers decided to name them after monstrous cosmic entities...

Mysterious Fairy Circles In Africa The Work Of Sand Termites
2013-03-29 08:39:35

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mysterious crop circles started appearing in regular fashion across the UK in the 1970s, leading to many theories about their origin. As they grew in popularity, and began taking on very peculiar shapes, sizes and design patterns, many pointed to the stars, blaming ET for the crop-damaging, yet extraordinarily-elaborate patterns in the fields of the English countryside. And as these spherical designs became more and more elaborate,...

2013-03-22 23:04:51

With warmer weather on the horizon the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is encouraging homeowners to take a proactive role in pest prevention. Tennessee pest control professionals, U.S. Pest, suggest home owners take special precautions to fight against spring termite swarms. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 During the winter months, most insects are typically inactive. As spring approaches and temperatures increase, insects become more active while they search for food...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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