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3 hrs ago | Silver City Sun-News
By Sky Klaus Mia Cordova, 6, touches the tortuous shell that was on display by the Albuquerque Bio Park. Mia attends school at Harrison Schmitt Elementary.
5 hrs ago | The News-Star
As few as 25 beetles can be toxic to an average-sized horse, and poisoned animals can die within 72 hours. Horse owners should check hay for toxic blister beetles As few as 25 beetles can be toxic to an average-sized horse, and poisoned animals can die within 72 hours.
9 hrs ago | Brighouse Echo
Autumn migration is in full swing and all are feeding up ready for leaving our shores with good numbers of Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Whitethroat and Willow Warblers on the reserve and all the resident species such as Goldfinch are in good numbers, indicating a very good breeding season. August 29 turned up a Spotted Flycatcher and the 30th a Common Tern passing through.
13 hrs ago | Statecollege.com
Michael Martin Garrett/StateCollege.com // Sam Schaffner, 9, looks on in awe at a butterfly at the Great Insect Fair shortly after a different butterfly urinated on his hand - creating a "lifelong enemy" for him. He also enjoyed the scorpions and tarantulas at the fair.
Another tip they received was to start scouting for armyworms. These insects occasionally appear in great numbers and their feeding can affect crops.
E dmonds is within the year-round range of the Red-breasted Nuthatch, as is much of Washington, including the mountains. Unless you see it at your bird feeders, you may overlook this nuthatch until it wanders down the trunk of a conifer towards the ground.
A walk through the rainforest of Panama will introduce you to all kinds of neat critters, including some of these insects and spiders!Cicada When people come to Panama they almost always want an experience in the rainforest. Most people book a tour through a hotel or travel agent and are guided on a tour through one of the National Parks.
Nicholls State University freshman Brook Hoover wants to use lessons learned from a summer helping with honey bee research to educate others about world hunger. Hoover recently completed the Wallace-Carver Fellowship, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the World Food Prize.
Investigation: Insects, trash, drugs uncovered in Tahoe motel room An investigation into A Lake Tahoe motel owned by JMA Ventures unearthed some dirty secrets. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1tIjTZi Customers say a motel near Lake Tahoe is "gross" and "disgusting."
Motorists driving behind a leaky bee truck on a stretch of Florida interstate had to roll up their windows to keep the insects out of their cars. Video footage taken of the truckload of bees on Interstate 4 in the Orlando area shows bees escaping from the truck by the thousands and motorists rolling up their windows to prevent the swarming insects from invading their vehicles, WKMG-TV reported.
Regal, the agriculture detector dog, alerted luggage from a Sudanese passenger. The CBP K9 handler then referred the passenger to a secondary agriculture examination.
As globalization continues to grow and dominate our trade, economy and lifestyles, the associated ease of access to remote regions of the world is reflected in our travels. Increasing numbers of destinations worldwide have opened their arms to international travelers, but as you venture on your own travels, whether for business or pleasure, which infectious diseases could you be exposed to? Locations: Caribbean, Central and South America, Western Pacific Islands, North Australia, South and South-East Asia, West and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Louisiana homeowners should be on the alert for a small insect called chilli thrips that feeds on the young, tender parts of many plants, Chilli thrips: New insect to watch for HAMMOND - Louisiana homeowners should be on the alert for a small insect called chilli thrips that feeds on the young, tender parts of many plants, Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1rYyP9F Louisiana homeowners should be on the alert for a small insect called chilli thrips that feeds on the young, tender parts of many plants, according to Yan Chen, an entomologist at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station.
Many pathogens are transmitted by insect bites. The abundance of vectors depends on seasonal and other environmental fluctuations.
The Ivanpah solar generating plant is located in California about 50 miles from Las Vegas near the California-Nevada border. 173,000 mirrors are used to concentrate the sun on 3 boiler-towers where water is turned into steam to drive turbines and generate electricity.
A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals that in India's human dominated agricultural landscapes, where leopards prowl at night, it's not livestock that's primarily on the menu -- it is man's best friend. The study, which looked at scat samples for leopards in India's Ahmednagar's district in Maharashtra, found that 87 percent of their diet was made up of domestic animals.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:57 pm
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