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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,

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

2013-05-21 23:22:15

Bug Busters Pest Control, a rapidly growing family-owned pest control company based in Farmville, VA, was featured in the latest issue of Pest Control Technology for their delicate handling of

2013-05-21 23:21:01

Mosquitoes can put a damper on the summer time, but Horne’s Pest Control Company offers information and advice for dealing with the biting pest. Martinez,

2013-05-06 23:01:13

Just in time for termite season, leading Middle Tennessee pest and termite control service U.S.

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

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.

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

A large swath of landscape in the southwest corner of the continent has become home to a mysterious trove of barren patches of land in otherwise grassy terrain. These bare circular patterns have become known as fairy circles and have been as nearly mysterious in nature as the aforementioned crop circles for longer than a lifetime.


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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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scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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