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Ants

An ant can lift 20 times its own body weight. If a second grader was as strong as an ant, she would be able to pick up a car! Some queen ants can live for many years and have millions of babies! Ants don’t have ears. Ants “hear” by feeling vibrations in...

Mosquitoes

There are about 170 different kinds of mosquitoes in North America alone. These pests are part of the same family as houseflies and fruit flies, because they all have two clear, veined wings. Best known as a summer pest, Mosquitoes can develop from egg to adult in 10...

Dust Mites

The dust mite is nearly impossible to see without magnification. Nearly 100,000 mites can live in a single square yard of carpet! Dust Mites are most often found in beds. They may also be found living in carpet, furniture, and clothing. Dust Mites are harmless to most...

Rats2

An adult rat can squeeze into your home through a hole as small as the size of a quarter. Rats can live for up to 18 months, but most die before they are one year old. Rats have strong teeth that allow them to chew through glass, cinderblock, wire, aluminum and lead....

Cockroaches

Cockroaches have been around since the time of dinosaurs! A cockroach can live almost a month without food. A cockroach can live about two weeks without water. Some female cockroaches only mate once and stay pregnant for life! A cockroach can live for up to one week...