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Infographic: The Brown Recluse Spider

Tweet How many times have you found a brown spider in your home and your immediate thought (after an earsplitting scream of course) was “ARGH, A BROWN RECLUSE!” There’s good reason that there is so much attention brought to the Brown Recluse spider. This spider is very poisonous, very dangerous, and even deadly. When they… Read More »

Caterpillars Invade Arizona

Tweet Caterpillars are the beginning of a creature many of us have grown to marvel at. Seeing as these creatures develop into butterflies, growing up with a fear of caterpillars is uncommon, but in the local deserts of Southern Arizona, tent caterpillars are setting up camp, literally everywhere! This invasion is quite the sight to… Read More »

Phoenix Scorpions: Why Do They Glow Under UV Light?

Tweet They’re frightening! They’re creepy! They sneak into our homes; hiding in our beds and even in our shoes. As if these Valley pests weren’t terrifying enough, when illuminated by ultraviolet rays from a black light, they will glow aberrant neon blue… But why? Why Do Scorpions Glow Under UV Light? Scorpions glow under ultraviolet… Read More »

West Nile Already Confirmed In Maricopa County

Tweet West Nile Already Confirmed In Maricopa County In Arizona, the deadly West Nile Virus has already been confirmed for 2013, by Maricopa County officials. Maricopa County’s Environmental Protective Services got an early start this year, setting mosquito traps, and testing the trapped mosquitoes for West Nile. During this trapping, officials confirmed the presence of… Read More »

Bulwark Scorpion Control Makes The Evening News

Tweet   CBS 5 – KPHO Bulwark Scorpion Control Makes The Evening News So far, 2013 has proven to be a year for scorpions. Phoenix, AZ residents have been seeing an increase of these stinging pests; as they creep around homes and properties this spring. This increase in scorpion activity is due to the hotter… Read More »

Arizona Mountains Home To Newly Discovered Scorpions

Tweet A variety of different species of scorpions, some 50 overall, call Arizona home. Remarkably, scorpion species are still being discovered. There have been six different mountain scorpions discovered recently, including two this year alone. These discoveries were made in the Santa Catalina Mountains near metropolitan Tucson, AZ. Arizona Mountains Home To Newly Discovered Scorpions-… Read More »

Phoenix Area Hospital Reportedly Battling Bedbugs

Tweet Phoenix Area Hospital Reportedly Battling Bedbugs Imagine being fast asleep in a hospital room guest chair when you are suddenly awakened by tiny, horrific bites. That’s exactly what happened to a Valley couple last week. According to a AZCentral report, a valley woman was waiting for her husband to recover from a surgery at… Read More »

Glendale, AZ 4-Year-Old Saves Grandma From Killer Bees

Tweet FOX 10 News – Phoenix, AZ | KSAZ-TV Four-year-old Whitney Chrisman’s cartoons were interrupted Tuesday morning as she looked out the window and saw her grandma being attacked by a swarm of hostile Africanized “killer” bees. “I saw bees and I heard bzzzzzz,” said Whitney Little Whitney possibly saved her grandmother’s life by pushing… Read More »