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You Would Not Believe How Widespread Scorpions Are In The United States

The earliest ancestors of modern scorpions appeared around four hundred and thirty million years ago, making them one of the oldest arthropods that still exist today. You don’t have to be an entomologist to know that scorpions dwell within desert regions. Unlike scorpions, most animals and plants cannot survive the hot and arid desert climate.…
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Scorpion Venom May Be Useful For Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

Scorpion Venom May Be Useful For Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis If you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, but are also an arachnophobe, then a new arthritis treatment may cause you to feel conflicted. Researchers have recently gathered evidence to suggest that scorpion venom may ease rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. So far the experimental treatments have eased arthritis symptoms…
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Winter Pest Proofing in Tucson, AZ

Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home using a silicone-based caulk, steel wool or a combination of both. Install door sweeps on exterior doors and repair damaged screens. Replace weather-stripping and repair loose mortar around basement foundations and windows. Screen vents and openings to chimneys. Keep basements, attics and crawl spaces well…
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Flatworms Vs. Harvestmen in the Forests of Brazil

Deep in the forests of Brazil a battle is waging between flatworms and harvestmen. In case you didn’t know, harvestmen are also known as daddy longlegs, and are not classified as spiders, but are actually another member of the arachnid family. Now, most would think that the harvestmen would be able to win these fights…
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