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Termites are often called white ants

Termites are often called white ants, but they are only distantly related to the ants. Termites live in colonies that, at maturity, number from several hundred to several million individuals.   The mature termite colony has three castes: a) reproductive (king and queen), … read more »

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Fun with Bugs

Cockroaches can live for several weeks after having their heads chopped off. If you cut their heads off, very often their necks would seal off just by clotting, there’s no uncontrolled bleeding. The roach brain does not control this breathing … read more »

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What are these holes in my yard?

It may be Digger Bees or Cicada Killers. These two winged pests dig burrows in the ground. This can be very frustrating to a gardener or a greens keeper. Digger Bees are often mistaken for Honey Bees or Yellow Jackets … read more »

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