Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloween!

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Pest Quest For Kids!

Check out the latest episodes of ‘Pest Quest,’ the new kid’s show about bugs, rodents and more!

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The longer a male Australian redback spider woos the female, the better chance she won’t eat him the first time they mate

Spider Control in Florida

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Blind mosquitoes are swarming — and the season goes until November

Blind mosquitoes are swarming — and the season goes until November October 23, 2011|By Christine Cole, Correspondent If you are one of the people suffering from huge swarms of blind mosquitoes this year, consider this: one year, piles of dead … Continue reading

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Black Widow Spider

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Three Weird Insect Sports

Three Weird Insect Sports By Maryam Louise When it comes to the world of weird sports, there are certainly some offenders. As People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) states on their website concerning animals used for entertainment purposes: … Continue reading

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2011 PCT Bed Bug Survey Results

PMPs report seeing large increases in the number of bed bug encounters in college dorms, hotels, nursing homes, office buildings, schools and daycare centers, hospitals, public transportation and movie theaters compared to last year. More specifically, many places experienced double-digit … Continue reading

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PCT Launches Annual Photo Contest

PCT Launches Annual Photo Contest RICHFIELD, Ohio — PCT is proud to announce the call for entry for its 10th annual Best Pest Photo Contest. (Click hereto view a slideshow from last year’s contest). The contest is your chance to … Continue reading

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Could a Bug Circus Charge Your Phone?

Could a Bug Circus Charge Your Phone? By Rhett Allain Hat tip to John Burk (@occam98) for sharing this video (an ad for Snapdragon): Well? Could this work? First, I am going to assume this is fake. Although I don’t … Continue reading

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Mini-Monsters’ App Infests iPads With Bug Close-Ups

Mini-Monsters’ App Infests iPads With Bug Close-Ups Via: Wired By Dave Mosher Insects, spiders and other tiny monsters that scurry across floors or fly through the air are frightening enough. Under an electron microscope, however, they balloon into terrifying yet … Continue reading

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FloridaToday.com: When Floods Recede, Mosquitoes Sure to Follow

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Paper Wasps – Monster Bug Wars

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WPTV-TV (West Palm Beach, FL): First Locally Acquired Case of Dengue Fever in Palm Beach County, Health Department Issuing Advisory

Mosquito Control

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Beyond Bedbugs: 8 Insects Businesses Should Really Worry About

Beyond Bedbugs: 8 Insects Businesses Should Really Worry About “Don’t let the bedbugs bite” used to be just a cute expression to say before saying goodnight. Today, it’s an actual warning. Bedbugs are back and they continue to attack a … Continue reading

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Nikon Announces Winners of 2011 Small World Competition

Nikon Announces Winners of 2011 Small World Competition By Alex Wild 1st place winner: Portrait of a green lacewing larva (20X) by the inimitable Igor Siwanowicz While science journalists’ attention remains focused on the Nobel prizes, another set of awards- … Continue reading

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Hulett Environmental Services Blog Posts

Checkout some of our archived posts below! End Malaria Ugly Bugs – Kids Corner 5 Supervillain Tactics Science Is Using to Kill Mosquitoes Follow Hulett Environmental on LinkedIn with your QR Reader Ant Control Questions ~ Hulett Environmental Services Why … Continue reading

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Gothamist: New York’s Official Insect Is A Ladybug, And It’s Not Extinct!

Gothamist: New York’s Official Insect Is A Ladybug, And It’s Not Extinct! Photo via Lost Ladybug Project’s Facebook Way back in the 1960s and ’70s, the nine-spotted ladybug was the most common ladybug in the northeastern US. So beloved was … Continue reading

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GIANT eight-inch snails are invading Miami.

GIANT eight-inch snails are invading Miami. By LAURA CAROE Pest controllers in the Florida city have launched a huge fight back against the creatures — that will eat almost any type of plant and can cause structural damage to plaster … Continue reading

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Flesh-Eating Spider

Flesh-Eating Spider Helps Researchers Fight Chronic Pain – FOX NEWS CAIRNS, Australia –  An American spider known for its flesh-eating venom could help Australian scientists find a cure for chronic pain, The Courier-Mail reported Tuesday. University of Queensland scientist Mehdi … Continue reading

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