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Washington state discovers first ‘murder hornet’ nest in US

Scientists in Washington state have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to…

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Fascinating time-lapse security cam footage of a spider spinning a web

There are many time-lapse security cam clips around of spiders building webs but this one is particularly striking to me because of the angle, lighting,…

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Murder hornet escapes after being captured by scientists

<p>Some 18 Asian hornets have been found in Washington since they were first spotted last year</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/murder-hornet-escapes-researchers-tracking-device-washington-b1038626.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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A Caterpillar With Vomit-Inducing Poison Fur Is Taking Over Virginia

The West Coast is dealing with murder hornets entering a “slaughter phase.” Now the East Coast is getting in on the bad bug action, too,…

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Biden campaign sells out ‘truth over flies’ swatter after fly lands on Pence during debate

The Biden campaign quickly sold out of a “Truth Over Flies” fly swatter it was offering inspired by a viral moment from Wednesday’s vice presidential debate.During the event…

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Michigan residents urged to stay indoors as scientists race to deal with threat of rare mosquito-borne disease

<p>‘This is an ongoing threat to the health and safety of Michiganders,’ says Department of Health and Human Services chief medical executive Dr Joneigh Khaldun</p>…

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Ouch! Bee sting to the mouth floors Tour de France rider

Tour de France rider Lukas Pöstlberger was forced by a bee sting to the mouth to abandon with the finish in Paris just two days…

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Huge swarms of mosquitoes kill hundreds of horses and cows by draining blood

<p>Tiny insects have exploded in number as eggs hatch after flooding</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/mosquitoes-swarms-drain-blood-cows-horses-b422000.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Astounding slo-mo videos of insects in flight

Adrian Smith is a bug nerd. The head of the Evolutionary Biology & Behavior Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, he studies insects and…

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Mosquitoes love pregnant, beer-drinking exercisers with Type O blood

Mosquitoes spread Zika, West Nile, Chikungunya, Dengue, and Malaria, resulting in 700 million illnesses a year and a million deaths. Even if you don’t get…

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First male ‘murder hornet’ in US captured in Washington state

The first male “murder hornet” in the U.S. has been found in Washington state, the state’s department of agriculture … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/512586-first-us-male-murder-hornet-captured-in-washington-state Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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National Honey Bee Day: Everything you need to attract pollinators into your garden

If you’re buzzing about this species, this is how to welcome them into your outdoor space Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/house-garden/gardening/national-honey-bee-day-plants-catnip-seedbomb-bath-garden-a9668841.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Mississippi blames ‘typo’ for including huge mosquito among new state flag designs

A viral design being proposed as the new state flag for Mississippi originated as a joke and was only included in a list of finalists…

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Honeybees consume nectar by sucking and not just dipping their tongues, scientists discover

Bee’s tongue is adapted perfectly to lapping syrupy nectars Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/honeybee-nectar-consumption-sucking-dipping-tongues-discovery-a9666346.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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First new insect repellent approved in 11 years smells like grapefruit

The EPA’s move allows companies to start developing products for people and pets that contains the new ingredient. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/first-new-insect-repellent-approved-11-years-smells-grapefruit-n1236434 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Beetle-mounted camera streams insect adventures

Researchers have developed a tiny lightweight video camera that can be carried by a beetle. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-53445772 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Researchers Created Tiny Camera Backpacks for Beetles

Every year, companies like GoPro manage to pack more and more functionality into smaller and smaller action cameras that are less obtrusive to wear. But…

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How to rid east Africa of locusts? Serve them in a kebab or drive them to cannibalism

Nets and backpack-vacuums being developed to capture large numbers of insects Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/locusts-east-africa-nairobi-kenya-kebab-cannibalism-a9597691.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Coronavirus: Dengue fever on the rise in Southeast Asia amid lockdown

Mosquitoes may be thriving as restrictions mean less chance for neighbourhoods to be cleaned Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/coronavirus-dengue-fever-increasing-southeast-asia-singapore-indonesia-bali-a9577331.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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GOP Sen. Grassley holding up Trump nominations until he gets answers on IG firings

The senator is placing holds on two nominations until Trump can explain why he ousted a pair of government watchdogs. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/gop-sen-grassley-holding-trump-nominations-until-he-gets-answers-n1225041 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Worst flooding in generations in Kenya devastates communities reeling from locust swarms and Covid-19

Around 233,000 people have been affected by the floods after record breaking rains, reports Ed Ram from Lake Victoria Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/world/kenya-floods-coronavirus-locust-swarms-latest-a9538311.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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