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City-Dwelling Ants Are Beginning To Crave Junk Food | Atlanta Ant Control

March 9th, 2017

City-Dwelling Ants Are Beginning To Crave Junk Food | Atlanta Ant Control We all know that littering is bad. There are very few acts of irresponsibility that are more distasteful than mindlessly throwing garbage into the great outdoors. However, if you live in a big city, such as New York or Los Angeles, there may […]

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Slave-making Ants Go After the Strong Rather Than the Weak

June 17th, 2016

Scientists used to assume that slavemaker ants would target weak colonies when sending their raiding parties to steal away pupae. However, they have recently discovered that they actually choose to go after fewer stronger colonies rather than targeting more weak ones. The ants associate strong defenses with stronger ant populations. By choosing to go after […]

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Ants Attempt Daring Rescue of Trapped Relatives

May 17th, 2016

Scientists have discovered that ants will actually form rescue teams to go and save relatives that have become caught in traps. After hearing of reports about ants attempting these recue attempts, scientists put together their own study to test the theory. Researchers took one ant from a colony and tied it up with a nylon […]

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Avoid ants and stinging insects at your Labor Day cookout!

August 8th, 2014

Avoid ants and stinging insects at your Labor Day cookout! Follow these steps: Mosquitoes are most active at dusk and dawn, so if you are planning a barbeque before sunset, plan on having plenty of insect repellant containing an EPA-registered active ingredient like DEET or Picaridin available for you and your guests. Adorn your deck […]

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Free in-home Pest Evaluation!

July 30th, 2014
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Chikungunya Virus

June 19th, 2014

Chikungunya Virus Dr. Jorge Parada – National Pest Management Association Information on Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention   Chikungunya, a viral infection transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes, originated in southeast Africa and was first described in Tanzania in 1952. Subsequently, it has spread throughout sub-Saharan Africa and has become well established in the Indian subcontinent, Southeast […]

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Tips for Pest Prevention in Atlanta

June 16th, 2014

Seal cracks and holes along the foundation of the home including entry points for utilities and pipes. Screen windows and doors. Eliminate sources of moisture or standing water around the house, including birdbaths and in clogged gutters. Keep tree branches and other plants cut back from the house. Store firewood at least 20 feet from the […]

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Ant groups ‘more efficient than Google’ in processing data, new study finds

June 5th, 2014

Ant groups ‘more efficient than Google’ in processing data, new study finds While individual ‘scout’ ants may seem chaotic in their movements, they are leaving a pheromone trails to allow other ants to follow them to food sources JAMIE MERRILL  The dedication and stamina of the worker ant, toiling through the summer months and preparing […]

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June 2nd, 2014

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