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House Termites

House Termites Made It Over to England, But a 27-Year Government Funded Program Eradicated Them in 2021.

A bungalow owner in Devon called pest control in 1994 to report a mysterious “white ant” chomping through her conservatory. The culprit was eventually revealed to be a colony of millions of subterranean termites, the first and only colony ever recorded on UK soil. Did you know how were termites eradicated in England?  House Termites …

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Mosquitoes in Iceland

There are 1,300 Species of Insects in Iceland, But No Species of Mosquitoes Have Been Discovered.

Iceland is one of the most amazing countries on the planet. The small island’s fantastic nature, culture, and history set it apart. Someone who has already had the opportunity to visit our country may claim that it has everything. But did you know there are no mosquitoes in Iceland? While Iceland has over 1300 insect …

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Squirrels were originally placed in US cities as a way to reconnect city dwellers with nature

Squirrels Were Purposefully Introduced to American Cities This story appears in the February 2018 issue of National Geographic magazine. Squirrels aren’t natural city slickers. In 1856 the sight of one in a tree near New York’s city hall so shocked passersby that a newspaper published a report about the “unusual visitor.” Around that time, the …

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