Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Sunday, December 26, 2021

Ask the Pest Professor: Strength of Ants

How are ants able to carry such large crumbs? Dr. Jim Fredericks, chief entomologist for the National Pest Management Association, explains.

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Do Earwigs Go in People's Ears? - Pest Prescriptions

Do earwigs crawl into or go in your ears at night? Dr. Parada dispels the notion of earwigs actually entering one's ear.

Monday, December 20, 2021

Out of Sight - Episode 3: Cockroaches in the Bathroom

What you see isn’t always what you get. While their tracks may not be visible, cockroaches are notorious for leaving behind traces of serious germs and bacteria as they traverse through your home, particularly the bathroom.

Friday, December 17, 2021

Rodents: From Head to Tail

Rodents are elusive and secretive pests. To understand their habits and the threats they pose, we need to get up close and personal with them.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Why Cities Can’t Get Rid Of Rats

Living in a city does not make you any less susceptible to seeing a rat. We try really hard to get rid of these pesky pests, but they seem to always slink around some corner of an alley you are walking down. Here is the answer to why rats are so hard to get rid of from your city.

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Out of Sight - Episode 2: Cockroaches in the Kitchen

While their tracks may not be noticeable to the naked eye, cockroaches can spread germs and bacteria with every step as they scurry through our homes.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

How Poisonous is a Black Widow?

The black widow spider can be found on every continent except Antarctica. Its venom is toxic and painful, leaving victims to feel the effects long after the bite. 

Produced by Kevin Reilly

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Why are Bed Bugs Attracted to Humans?

As their name suggests, bed bugs are most commonly found in and around beds. However, have you ever wondered why these pests are drawn to the bedroom and humans in particular?