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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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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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