Late Season Wasps Are Dangerous!

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Folks after hardly any wasp calls during the early part of October  we have started to see an upsurge in calls to active late season wasps. Be aware the late season wasp is aggressive and can be dangerous. These wasps are the hardy worker wasps who are living out their lives having served their purpose […]

Sutton – False Widow Spider Invasion

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Two residents of Sutton have received treatment for bites from the poisonous false widow spider the Daily Mail reports yesterday (11.10.13).  The false widow is Britain’s most venomous spider. The man and teenage boy attended a local hospital and were released following treatment. Experts are calling for calm in the wake of a massive increase […]

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Wasps in Surrey – Hornets in Shaanxi

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Whilst wasps have been a significant nuisance in Surrey over the summer to many, we should be grateful that we are not suffering the problems of the province of Shaanxi. That region is suffering a spate of attacks by giant hornets, these huge insects have become a problem during a recent spate of warmer drier […]

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Mice lose their fear of cats

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A number of recent reports have found that mice infected with a microscopic parasite Toxoplasma gondii permanently lose their fear of cats. Mice typically pick up the parasite when they eat cat faeces. One of the main effects of this infection has been found to reduce the aversion to cat urine , which cats use […]

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A new season arrives

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With the sudden change in the weather we are all putting on coats and jumpers. It is not only us humans who are starting to feel the cold. There has been a sudden rise in calls from customers who are finding they are suffering from rodent problems. Mice seem to be moving into offices and […]