Identify your Pest
Be an informed Consumer
Did You Know?
- The total weight of all termites in the world is greater than that of all of humans in the world!
- Slugs have four noses... maybe that explains why they are so slimy!
- The German Cockroach can survive over a month without food, but it will die in less than two weeks without water.
- A newly-emerged and hungry adult flea can jump 40,000 times without a break.
- There are more insects in the world than all other creatures combined!
- A flea can remain frozen for a year and survive!
- Mexican "Jumping" Beans jump because a moth larva lives inside!
- Caterpillars have over 4000 seperate muscles... humans only have 792.
- Fire Flies aren't flies...they're beetles! Their several segmented bodies can produce light on demand!
- Mosquitoes don't bite - females suck blood and males feed on plant nectar.
- Bed bugs can live over a year without eating.
- Termites can enter through a crack as tiny as 1/32 of an inch.
- Fire ants are dangerous pests named for their fiery stings.
- One mouse can contaminate ten times more food than it eats.
- Spring cleaning provides a great opportunity to prevent against infestations from pests.