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Ants are small social insects that live in colonies with queens. Varieties of ants include Carpenter, Leaf Cutter, Army, and Fire Ants, among others.
Get Rid of Carpenter AntsSome people believe you can't get rid of them yourself, but you need to call an exterminator.Others use a product purchased at Home Depot or similar store, which is a small bottle of carpenter ant liquid concentrate killer that you mix with water in a pump sprayer.One such c…
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Talcum powder has been linked to cause cervical cancer in women. It's generally not a good idea to take it internally, though any effects related to its ingestion would depend on a variety of different factors. All in all, it's not good for you.   I have been eating powder since the age of 3 …
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Celulite (fat).  Sounds like you might have a rash, such as a heat rash or towel rash or even worse,maybe some STD. I suggest you go see your gyno. to be safe.if they are small red bumps they could be a reaction to a certain type of underwear that u may be allergic to. ive had them once or twi…
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Entomology is the scientific study of insects and Myrmecology is the study of ants. The latter is derived from Latin word "myrmēco-", from Greek "murmēk-", from "murmēx-", "murmēk-", meaning "ant" + -logy, "study, science, theory".
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Not all of the strings in the spider's web are sticky. The spider knows which are which and they move around by walking on the nonsticky ones.Thats right. Spiders do produce two entirely different "types" of thread. They use the non sticky threads as spokes to move around their web while they build …
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Answer Myrmecology Answer Could be, but I like antymology better.
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%REPLIES% Answer Ant's dont have skeletons. Like many other insects, the body of an army ant has a head, thorax and abdomen. The head has a mouth, eyes and antennae. The mouth has two jaws called mandibles that are like scissors. Still, army ants can only swallow liquids because the solids form…
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Not so common!!!!?? A mixture of human urine and coffee grounds will do the trick. I know it is kinda uncooth, but it will work. Pour repeatedly onto the mound and you should get rid of them. I am not sure if it kills them, but they will leave and go far away, and you are using what would otherwise…
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The only thing you can do is skim them of the water either by using a skimming net or by installing a suction side floating pool skimmer. this should take care of the worst of it.
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Answer Bees can be a big problem in some parts of the country. Please do NOT use any type of oil because if the hummingbirds brush against it the oil will get on their feathers and can cause health issues. You must start with a feeder that is specifically designed and advertised to be bee-proof. …
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Answer Try visiting a Chiropractor. Chances are something is out of whack and they can help straighten you out. Answer When one "passes gas", he increases intra-abdominal pressure. As this happens, blood is forced up to the head and at the same time there is a slight back up of venous …
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Answer The same reason a paper towel will not get hot. Microwaves are made to only heat certain particles and I suppose the ant does not have what it takes. I saw a guy on Oprah showing how stuff works.
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Flush beats Full House Traps are installed at plumbing fixtures to protect the premises and occupants from offensive and hazardous gasses. Vents are installed immediately adjacent to the traps to protect the trap from losing its water seal from the syphonic action caused by the draining water run…
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Childproof traps work well but you will need to put them everywhere. Buy two or three for each room that needs them. Clean with vinegar and water on counters and floors. This will not hurt any kind of flooring and keeps ants from coming in. Another idea Try sprinkling talcum powder thickly acro…
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You can possibly get a plastic of glass screen around your pool or use a chemical to put around pool killing ants that are attemteing to get in the pool um... also if using screen make sure to not leave cracks that ants can get under .........; do not leave food around pool yes put huny around the …
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Call an Extermitor I would call Terminex to find out if they could put anything in the ground to get rid of them.or use poisin.
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Answer to Impersonating a repo manAnswer to "Can a person impersonate a repo man?" Not if you want to go to jail for grand theft-auto larceny or willing to be shot and\or killed.
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they are thirps just put chlorine in the pool
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Ants can carry items 10 - 50 times their own body weight. Ants are small but they are very strong for their size. if you were that strong you could lift an automobile. the ants carry or drag heavy loads for food back to their nests. The food may be parts of plants or bits of dead animals.
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No! they eat human blood to gain blood
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Bulldog AntsThey are native to Australia. The bulldog ants are available in Austalia but it is a lot of money to fly there.
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The study of bees is called APIOLOGY The scientific study of bees is called "apiology" (from the latin word for bee: apis). Incidentally, the keeping of bees is called "apiculture".
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Only a few ants and termites build such tubes, and usually they build them of mud, and pebbles, using their own saliva or wastes for waterproofing or glue. Those that do build such tubular entrances build them by sticking their heads out of the nest entrance and sticking a mouthful of material into …
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they can jump 2 cm high and 10 centimeters across
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The new Furby's bite is not very painful, because it is a toy for kids.
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ANSWER: Theyre called noseems. Yes they bite.
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Myrmecology
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Sometimes in apartments, no matter how well you clean your kitchen and keep all your food (especially sweet things) in sealed containers, the ants may travel through your apartment on their way between other apartments that aren't so clean. The link here is to an article on how to make an ant trap w…
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Only a rough answer to this question is possible and more are being described every day. Not all authorities agree about how many species have been described. Also, some that had been described as separate species now are being seen as only one species, and some species were accidentally described m…
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Answer People like to call them Sugar ants. There are a variety of very small ants found throughout Florida. A good source for the most common pest ants in Florida is found here, http://flrec.ifas.ufl.edu/entomo/ants/Pest%20Ants%20of%20Fl/ These are the smaller ants on the list: Bicolored T…
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If you have any sense, you don't bother to get rid of them at all. They only hang around long enough to mate and look for a place to make a nest. Then most of them die. All you need do is to sweep up the dead ones if they are a nuisance. The rest of them will disappear into whatever holes they find…
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It's insect feces (poop). Put a small quaint of it on a piece on white paper. Put two or three drops of warm water on the insect feces. Let dry. If it stains the paper red, most likely it's from fleas or something else that lives on blood. Wow i didn't know that!!! That is very cool. I feel bad…
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it takes 13 to 28 days for eggs to hatch! It depends greatly on which animal the egg is from.
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Answer Seems the question was changed from my answer below so wanted to add that bees DON'T HATE! Bees are harmless, pollinate and without pollination certain food supplies would diminish. Wasps! Wasps will often try to invade the beehive. Bees also have been disappearing in 24 states in the U.S…
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Shes a character from a book, just imagine her looks in Ur head! first of all if your gonna say something spell it right
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Indeed. Another option: Listerine has a disinfectant which is better for Fire ant stings. I take a cotton ball and cut it in half and soak with listerine. Squeeze out the excess liquid in the cotton ball, apply to each bite site and secure with a bandaid. In less than 30 minutes, most of the sti…
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Yes they do Ants have a main brain and several smaller brains that run along the length of their bodies called, "ganglia". The ganglia are little assistant brains to the main brain. The brain inside the ants head controls things like smell, sight and touch, but the smaller brains control, to some…
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They do, but they are very simplistic. They do not handle emotion, complex thought (at least for most species) or even pain (in most of them).
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The fire ant will bite you, leaving a bad rash or sore which is very itchy. This is where they get the name 'Fire Ant'.
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Smell, taste and texture are what make cinnamon repulsive to ants. Specifically, the ant in question (Formicidae family) has small jaws that are not conducive to consuming cinnamon in any form -- paste, powder, stick. The spice in question (Cinnamomum spp) is strong in form, fragrance and taste. A…
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Ants like sweet things like watermelon and honeydew. Some ants eat dead insects! They also eat other small insects and crumbs you leave laying around.
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sight, smell, feeling, hearing, taste
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Definitely not. In most kinds of ants, if you feed one of the larvae the right amounts of the right kind of food and hormones, then it will grow up into a queen. Otherwise it will grow into a worker or soldier or some other caste. Once that has happened, in fact, by the time it forms a pupa, it is …
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I've been searching the internet to get an answer. I think they do; it feels like they do. They don't bite.It feels like they bite but it's just the grip of their feet. Belive me, I have some.
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Fire ants do not exist in New York. There are many species of ants that do look similar to fire ants that exist in New York.
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army ants can swim to i saw one dart across the rain gutter.
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Answer They use their senses smelling, tasting and touching, but especially their antenas.
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The most important function is to provide milk for babies.
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Male ants are called "Drones".
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you could cover up the ant hole and there gone.
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There is a difference between boric acid and borax, which is the laundry additive. Boric acid is usually found at drugstores or pharmacies, and borax (the most common brand name sold is 20 Mule Team) is found in grocery stores. I've provided a link to an article that explains how to make a borax ant…
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They're very good systematic hunters and can take care of our pests. In ancient China trees in fruit orchards were connected with threads to form 'ant bridges', so the ants could reach every tree more easily and tackle aphids and the like. They can also accidentally disperse seeds by burying and po…
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Her workers feed her.they eat then they regurgitate.
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ants bite with their little red nippers. small ants won't hurt as much as bigger ones, but it will give u a little shock. big ants hurt a lot and sometimes the bitten place gets red and swollen. some are allergic to ants, and need to go to the hospital if they get bitten by a big one. if u get bitte…
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If you can find their nest, spray their next with an insecticide. It's best to kill off the army's bunk first! To attract the ants, mix in a bowl: boric acid (about three tablespoons), a half-cup of sugar, and one cup of warm water. The boric acid is fairly safe for humans to handle with as long as …
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The word "ant" is derived of a long line of words used throughout history to describe an "ant". "Ant" comes from the Middle English word "ante" which derives from the Old English word "æmette", which is derived from the Old High German word "āmeiza", which is derived from the West Germanic word "…
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A professional exterminator is the way to get rid of red ants. The insects in question (Solenopsis invicta) proliferate as South American native arthropods introduced into the United States of America from Brazil in the 1930s. They respond in Latin America to parasitism by ant-decapitating phorid fl…
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Yes, they are classified in the animal kingdom.
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Girl ants are the ones that work.(Digging, building, finding food.) The boys don't do the above.
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ANSWER:It is because of shadow. A stadium floor usually isn't at ground level. It can sometimes be 30-60 feet lower. If the sun isn't directly overhead then the field can be in shadow making it difficult to see if you are standing in the sun. You can try this by standing in a well lit room and look …
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They put their tailsd together and the male sprem cells move into thge females eggs and form a baby
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Ants use scouts to locate food. When a scouting ant finds promising food, she carries it or a piece of it back to the nest. Some ants leave scent trails that others can follow to the food source.
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Well the everyday regular ant is about 1 centimeter long other ants such as the Caribbean or Hawaiian etc may be at least 1 inch or 2 inches long.
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There are an unlimited number of things that can potentially represent life. One thing that usually represents life is birth.
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A group of ants are called a colony/army of ants
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you pee because you pee that's why! that is not why... it is much more complicated... you drink fluids... they go through a process where your body takes what it needs from the pee... all the extra stuff goes out where your parts are... that is why you pee
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Carpenter ants don't like vibrations. We had carpenter ants in the ceiling of our cabin over our bed, and in the spring they'd boot the drones out, and we'd have big flying ants buzzing around the house. I worked in the Biology department at Stanford at the time, and Debra Gordon, the resident ant e…
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Baby frogs mostly eat tiny crickets, ants, fish food, maggots, or any kind of tiny insect.
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Answer carpenter ants do not eat wood like termites, but they do bore through wood to create galleries for their nests. [this replaces a very false answer--good sources for more answers and identifying different species of black ants--this can be tricky--are univsersity extension services you …
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A person can pick up ants in many ways. They can use tweezers to pick them up, they can use sticks or cloth to pick them up as well.
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you can crush them or use repellents, such as 'Raid.'
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Kind of, it mostly keeps them from coming/coming back. Edit: Borax is the active ingredient in a number of commercial ant killing products, including Terro Liquid Ant Baits. It interferes with their metabolism, but kills relatively slowly, so that the bait is transported back to the colony and di…
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When an ant wants to go ahead and eat their food their pincers break down the food so that they may eat it.
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they are too light, not enough weight to fall at a velocity of hurting them
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yes if they are Hungary enough
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You go to the local police department and ask if they call issue a call to the government so they can send a message to the aliens from outer space to use there death rays to kill the ants.
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yes.
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If you mean "Wii", it's a Nintendo game set you hook up to your television.If you mean "wee", it means very tiny.
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Sega SonicAnyway You Must Sprinkle Salt Around Your House And They Will Go Away.If That Doesn't Work Try Wet Crumbled Pink Chalk And Sprinkle That Where You Get Them.If Not That Or That Try Sweet N Low Or Draw a Chalk Line.
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Go to any store.... get ant poison... and set it up along one of the walls of your house... (ants normally do most of their traveling against the walls)... but! the hardest thing about this is if you see an ant, don't squash it!!!! because the ant will carry the poison back o it's nest, or hive, or …
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The application of crushed bay, cloves or mint; diluted apple vinegar, dish detergent, garlic, lemon, peppermint oil, plain vinegar, salt, sesame seed oil, tabasco sauce, or white vinegar; powdered baking soda, black pepper, cayenne pepper, chalk, chili pepper, cinnamon; or spent coffee grounds is a…
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Black ants and maybe red ants eat anything relatively soft and sweet. Some types of ant eat leaves, but if you are keeping them at home, you should give them something like pear or peach.
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You have to kill the queen first.Once you do that, the drone ants will die of starvation. You can kill the queen ant by sprinkling grits all over the ant hill. The queen ant will eat it, then die.
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They love sweet wine at first they won't drink it but in a minute or two they will love it
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What is the purpose of people, or frogs or hermit crabs? The only purpose which any biological species has is to breed and create offspring to perpetuate that species.Their purpose is to survive, which in the case of ants, is accomplished by a highly cooperative community working together.
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Ants bite people because, simply put, we're a threat to the colony. They bite to deter us from getting any closer to their queen and eggs/larvae.
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they do that because they want to either protect themselves or the other ants especially the queen and some do that to attack because they are bringing food to the colony but you are giving some problems so yeah it will attack you oh or worse you are like that kid in ant bully well but instead of sh…
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Frogs, mice, and spiders if they can. Wasps don't have very many predators because they sting, and it hurts a lot. The coloring on their body also makes animals uneasy when eating a wasp.
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Short answer: It depends on what state you're in. Slightly longer answer: The length of a driver education program is mandated by the state. So you won't find a "shorter" one - at least, not a legit one that's any shorter. California, for example, is a 32-hour course. If you find a shorter cours…
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Yes
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Answer less than a pound for sure!
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The best way to get rid of such huge populations is to upset the conditions that encourage population growth. This may earn you get rid of the things that the ants eat. You may also have to seek the services of a pest control expert.
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6 legs and 3 body parts
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"Ant" Word Meaning "Can Fight" 'Militant' comes to mind. "Antagonistic" could be it, but that's more like "willing to fight" or "looking to fight." "Recalcitrant" may also fit the bill. how about combatant
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Answer Nature has many ways of preventing one species from becomming too dominant.
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I only know about Leaf-cutter ants. They find leaves, let them rot, then eat the mold.
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Answer someone would eat a match because it could be something that is easy to do but we are to afraid to do it and they want to entertain people. Actually it can be somewhat of a disorder. Its called cautopyreiophagia and a lot of people suffer from it.
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Most all ants mate in one of two ways. The first is known as the male-aggregation syndrome. At a time usually triggered by environmental events such as a large rainfall, the males and unfertilized queens, which have been patiently waiting underground, suddenly take to the air and swarm in what is co…
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