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May 29, 2017

Do I have Ants or Termites?

‘Swarmers’ fly once a year from house to house in search of a new site (possibly your home) to establish a new colony. It is important to be able to distinguish between a flying termite and a flying ant. Here is a method to determine if you have flying ants or flying termites…Capture a few […]

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May 16, 2017

Termites in Toronto forming super-colonies

Scientists from Western University have discovered how termites are able to form super-colonies in Toronto. As it turns out they are all related to each other, they are like kin, all in the same family. Western biology professor Graham Thompson published his research in the journal of Environmental Entomology on December 19, 2012. Thompson found […]

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