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List of Desert Insects

Insects have evolved to survive in the harsh desert conditions.desert image by Balogh Eniko from Fotolia.comInsects are well suited for being in the rough conditions of the desert. They have adapted to the many harsh conditions. Some blend into the sand so they cannot be seen. They make......More...

Reasons to Use Full Size Dog Cages in Police Cars

Dogs as police companions is a common and long-standing practice. The dogs become an extension of the human's abilities, as they can smell and hear beyond the human range. Dogs are trained from puppies to become police dogs, and the police departments that recruit the dogs use larger crates in the b...More...

Bed Bug Inspection: How to Prepare the Room for Bed Bug Inspection

Bed bugs are becoming a global problem in private dwellings, public accommodations like hotels, sheltered accommodations and are found in almost any public place. The more you can learn about bed bugs the better it is to protect your home from an infestation. The bed bug inspection process is very i...More...

Common Spiders in England

England has many different spider species that are found throughout the country.spider image by wilmar huisman from Fotolia.comSharing its borders to the North with Scotland and to the West with Wales, England is a part of the United Kingdom. Containing such famous seaport areas such as......More...

How to Make a Butterfly Cocoon Craft

A butterfly cocoon craft is a wonderful way to spend a rainy day inside with your child. Not only does it let your child explore his creative side, it also teaches him a thing or two about nature. Organized crafts also allow you to spend quality time with your child instead of sitting her down in fr...More...

Swarming Gnats in My Yard

You might not see a swarm of gnats until you are right in the middle of it, and by then it is too late: The tiny insects are in your hair, on your skin and in your clothes. While not dangerous, swarming gnats in your yard are most certainly a nuisance....More...

How do I Get Rid of Grand Daddy Long Legs?

Grand Daddy Long Legs are arachnids but not true spiders. They're harmless but can be a nuisance in and around the house, particularly to people who don't like bugs and spiders in their homes....More...

How to Care for a Pacific Gopher Snake

A Pacific Gopher Snake--also referred to as Bull Snake or Pine Snake--is often mistaken for a Rattlesnake, due to its similar appearance and aggressive behavior. To identify a Pacific Gopher Snake, look for dark brown or black splotchy markings on a tan or sandy-colored body with dark lines across t...More...

Boa Constrictor Mythology

Boa constrictors can be intimidating animals. Most people tend to find reptiles mysterious and therefore, a little frightening. Make no mistake about it--boas are powerful, dangerous creatures and need to be treated with great caution and respect. However, many of the scarier things......More...

All About Instructions for Ant Farm For Kids You Must Know

The easiest way to introduce your little children to the environment is by buying them an ant farm kit. Although ants can bite, people have nurtured them for many years now. In the past, children would use glass, pieces of wood, sand and soil to create ant farms. Since the arrival of 2003 NASA scien...More...

Black Spiders in Missouri

There are many different types of spiders living in the southern regions of the United States, and Missouri is home to more than 300 species. Missouri spiders range in shape, color, leg structure and habitat. They also range in size with some spiders averaging the size of a pinhead, while others can...More...

How to Find Out If Your Ball Python Is a Male or Female

Snakes can make for exciting and mysterious pets. One of the mysteries to most snake owners is the sex of the pet snake. While it is easier to determine the sex of the snake when it has reached sexual maturity, reptilian experts can use certain techniques to determine whether your ball python is mal...More...

How to Fly Citation-X FlightGear

“FlightGear” is a flight simulator for personal computers with which you fly a variety of aircraft, including the Cessna Citation-X. The Citation-X is one of the fastest business class civilian planes in the world. It travels at a top speed of Mach .92 which is just shy of the sound barr...More...

How to Compare Reptiles & Birds

Although they look and behave differently, reptiles and birds have more in common than you might think. When we compare the two, it is often easier to find similarities than differences....More...

How to Breed and Care for a Cricket

Some people raise crickets as pets in cultures where the cricket is considered "lucky." Many more people raise crickets for their pet reptiles to consume. Some people even raise crickets for their own consumption. No matter why you want to raise crickets, it is a fairly simple process with only a fe...More...

Dealing With the Problems in the Worm Farm

Assembling a worm farm is a noteworthy and a very simple project to do. With the proper materials and a detailed instruction guide, you can begin harvesting compost in two people of days. A worm farm is ideal for people who practically would like to recycle food scraps but don't have any time o...More...

United States Honeybee Laws

Significant honeybee laws have shaped the keeping of bees today.bees in honecomb image by Stanisa Martinovic from Fotolia.comKeeping honeybees has been a part of American society since the 17th century. Laws and regulations have kept some bees in and others out of the county. Over the......More...

What Ants Are Best for a Ant Farm?

Ant farms are useful for educational purposes, aesthetics and the fun of animal husbandry on a small scale. However, there are more than 10,000 described species of ant. Of this overwhelming number of ants, only a handful are commonly sold for ant farms. There is still a surprising amount of diversi...More...

How to Build Snake Cages & Racks

If you are a novice snake breeder, chances are you have stacks and stacks of plastic "shoebox" containers--each housing a single snake or a breeding pair. Working through these stacks as you clean cages, feed snakes, check for eggs or perform daily checks consumes a lot of time. By building a snake-...More...

What Do Blue Tail Lizards Eat?

A few different lizards have blue tails in their youth, but the one commonly called "blue-tailed" is the five-lined skink. A skink is a type of lizard, and the broadhead skink and Great Plains skink also have blue tails until they mature. All of these lizards, native to the United States, have a com...More...