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2014-01-14 23:04:39

AMCA advocates mosquito control after West Nile Virus linked to bald eagle deaths. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 There was cause for concern when the death count of bald eagles rose to forty in the state of Utah earlier this winter. Members of the science community discovered that the potentially deadly West Nile Virus (WNV) was present in the carcasses of the eagles and their commonly hunted prey, the Eared Grebes. “Mosquitoes are not actively biting in the Salt Lake area...

Feral Cats Urban Coyotes Turf Division
2013-11-13 15:42:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new Chicago-based study has found feral cats and urban coyotes typically have separate ranges, with the cats sticking closer to residential areas and the coyotes preferring urban parks and green spaces. The study’s lead author Stan Gehrt, an associate professor of environment and natural resources at The Ohio State University, said feral cats probably avoid urban green spaces because of the urban coyote population. “(The...

2013-10-21 23:00:45

Animal Trapping for La Canada and Glendale, CA is now being performed by licensed trappers from Rodent Guys Pest Control of Southern California. La Canada and Glendale, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 La Canada and Glendale, California wildlife removal is a regular call for raccoon trapping, skunk removal, opossum removal and squirrel eradication. The natural area surrounding the neighborhood in La Canada and Glendale is the normal home for the wildlife. Rodents and other wildlife are seeking...

2013-10-17 23:33:02

Rodent Guys has expanded their trapping services for skunks, raccoon, opossum and squirrels into Highland and Rialto, California. Highland and Rialto, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Highland and Rialto, California wild animal trapping is a common service for raccoon removal, skunk eradication, opossum trapping and squirrel eradication. The natural vegetation surrounding the neighborhood in Highland and Rialto is the normal home for these wild animals. Rodents and other wildlife are seeking...

2013-10-16 23:02:22

Rodent Guys has expanded their raccoon trapping, skunk trapping, opossum removal and squirrel removal service to include Diamond Bar and Walnut, California. Diamond Bar and Walnut, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Diamond Bar and Walnut, California wildlife trapping is a common call for raccoon trapping, skunk removal, opossum trappers and squirrel removal. The non-populated vegetation surrounding the homes in Diamond Bar and Walnut is the natural habitat for these wildlife. Skunks and other...

Climate Change Extends Mosquito Season, But With Smaller Populations
2013-09-10 07:19:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Climate change's influence on temperature and precipitation is varied, and a new study from the University of Arizona shows that the effect on the spread of West Nile virus might be just as wide-ranging. This suggests that public health efforts to control the virus will need to take a local, rather than global perspective. Cory Morin and Andrew Comrie, researchers from the University of Arizona, developed a climate-driven mosquito...

2013-07-31 23:21:38

An insect that can infect a person with West Nile Virus has invaded Alabama; called the Asian Tiger Mosquito, it carries the sometimes deadly disease. Already discovered on the East Coast, this species of the flying bug has been sighted in the Heart of Dixie. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Due to accidental introduction to America in the 1980's, the Asian Tiger Mosquito has invaded the borders of Alabama. Vulcan Termite and Pest Control, Inc.'s Board Certified Entomologist...

2013-07-18 12:27:38

Conditions expected to resemble 2012, the deadliest year for West Nile virus in U.S. history SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of U.S. states have reported cases of West Nile virus in 2013 as experts warn of the potential for a second consecutive year of increased activity for the virus. The predictions are based largely on the hot, dry weather conditions in many regions of the U.S. that could resemble 2012, a year that produced the most West Nile virus deaths...

Monster Mosquitoes Coming To Florida
2013-06-12 05:32:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Giant mosquitoes are coming, and while they´re not exactly the sort of thing that you´d find in an Ed Wood movie, they are far larger than the garden-variety member of this insect genus and are said to pack a painful bite. In fact, these mosquitoes — which are known as gallinippers or Psorophora ciliata — are 20 times larger than their more common cousins, according to ClickOrlando.com. Their coming was...

2013-05-30 16:21:44

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection today reported the season's first two detections of West Nile virus-carrying mosquitos since surveillance began in early May. The infected mosquitos were collected May 22 in Harborcreek Township, Erie County and May 23 in Straban Township, Adams County. Typically, the state's first positive sample of West Nile virus (WNV) carrying mosquitos is found in mid-June. "This early...


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Scutigera coleoptrata
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: House Centipede, Scutigera coleoptrata. Credit: Bruce Marlin/Wikipedia  (CC BY 3.0) Scutigera coleoptrata is one of many species of house centipedes. This species is native to the Mediterranean, but it is capable of moving to other region of the world including most of Europe, South America, North America, and Asia. It is thought to have first ventured from its native range into Mexico and Guatemala, and its range has now stretched into Argentina in the south and Canada in...

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