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Dr. Jorge Parada
National Pest Management Association
Health Hazards Posed by Rodents

Rodents, such as rats, mice, prairie dogs and rabbits, are associated with a number of health risks. In fact, rats and mice are known to spread more than 35 diseases.
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Inspection by Pest Professional
Missy Henriksen
National Pest Management Association
A World Without Pests

From time to time, I hear challenges to imagine life without something. A world without poverty. A world without chocolate. A world without medicine. After hearing one such recent mental challenge, my mind drifted to what a world without my own industry would look like. That is, what would the world look like without pest control?
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Dr. Danny McDonald
Sam Houston State University
The Tawny Crazy Ant

The tawny crazy ant, Nylanderia fulva (also known as the Caribbean crazy ant, hairy crazy ant, and Rasberry crazy ant) is a new invasive ant species that is terrorizing the Gulf Coast states.
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