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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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What’s the Deal With All These Cicadas?

It’s like clockwork. Seasons change. Fads come and go. And, once every 17 years, millions of cicadas emerge from the ground to scream. And scream….

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Three young brothers made a black widow spider bite them, hoped to become Spider-Man

In Chayanta, Bolivia, three brothers, ages 12, 10 and 8, came upon a black widow spider while herding goats. They poked at the spider until…

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World Bee Day: Bees under lockdown in London as bacterial disease sweeps capital amid swarm season

Andy Gregory looks at how capital’s hidden rooftop honeybee populations are faring during coronavirus pandemic and finds they are dealing with an outbreak of their…

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That’s one way to encourage social distancing! MURDER HORNETS arrive in US in the middle of Covid-19 pandemic

Asian giant hornets (known as ‘murder hornets’) have shown up in the US for the first time, giving Americans a “refreshing” change of pace and…

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Video about the amazing beetles that shoot blinding acid from their butt

Oogpister beetles are able to shoot formic acid into the eyes and mouth of would-be predators. In this BBC video you can see an oogpister…

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China Is Not Sending Ducks to Eat Pakistan’s Locusts

Ugandan farmers are worried about the locusts spreading (via Edward Echwalu/Guardian) No, China is not sending an army of ducks to defeat Pakistan’s locusts. A…

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Extreme locust plague shown swarming Kenya in new video

No, these aren’t fields blossoming with yellow flowers. It’s a swarm of ravenous locusts.  A biologist at Penn State University, David Hughes, posted footage of…

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Zoo will name a rat or roach after your ex and feed it to a snake on Valentine

The San Antonio Zoo in Texas has a special offer for Valentine’s Day. For $25 it will name a pre-frozen rodent after your ex and…

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Climate Change Pushing Bumblebees to Extinction

(via Tim Hill/Pixabay) Bumblebee species are declining in Asia, Europe, and North America. A new study from the University of Ottawa found that in the…

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Second person linked to butterfly sanctuary found dead in Mexico

Activists fear criminal gangs and illegal loggers involved in deaths Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/mexico-butterfly-sanctuaryraul-hernandez-butterfly-sanctuary-michoacan-dead-a9313716.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Some wasps have evolved to recognize and remember faces

A team of researchers at Cornell University recently published a new paper titled “Evolutionary dynamics of recent selection on cognitive abilities.” But that’s a mouthful…

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Monster mosquito: Argentinian man stunned as GIANT insect flies through his window

An Argentinian man took to Twitter to share a disturbing image of an unusually massive-looking mosquito after it flew through his window and met its…

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Climate change threatens the beautiful and beloved monarch butterfly

Though they are experts in climate adaptation, traversing North America each year, they are no match for the new sweltering temperatures present in their summer…

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Un-BEE-lievable! Swarm of invading bees forces footballers to dive for cover in Tanzania (VIDEO)

Players in the game between Young Africans and Iringa United were forced to dive for cover after an unusually large swarm of bees invaded a…

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Newly Discovered Widow Spider Lays Bright Purple Eggs

Scientists have discovered a spider living in South Africa that’s truly a sight to behold. The arachnids feature a scarlet, exclamation mark-shaped blotch on their…

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I Have to Tell You Something Very Important About Honeybees

I simply must inform you of this crucial bee fact: When bees get trapped in water, they use their wings as hydrofoils to surf back…

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Watch how antlions build traps and capture ants

I’ve come across antlion traps in Colorado. It’s incredible to see the little legs of an antlion poking out from the bottom of a small…

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