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    American cockroach problems? Be a bad host

    The genteel ladies of the Old South couldn't abide the thought that they could have cockroaches in their homes so they came up with a more acceptable name of palmetto bug. Nevertheless, if you have to have a cockroach in your house, the palmetto bug is the one you'd want. Another good thing about...

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    Yellow garden spider is grand dame of the garden

    The past few weeks I've been sent by post, e-mail and through my Facebook page numerous photographs depicting female Argiope aurantia. The spider is known by a number of common names: black and yellow Argiope, scribbler, yellow garden spider and writing spider, to name a few. Her large size and ...

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    Disappearing habitats could threaten monarchs' journey

    The monarch butterfly has a problem -- a big one. That problem is us. Over the past few decades, the number of these Halloween-colored beauties has declined sharply.