Posts Tagged ‘ Insects ’

Fossils of extinct scorpionflies found in B.C.

July 12, 2013
Fossils of extinct scorpionflies found in B.C.

Ancient fossils of an extinct family of insects have been found in British Columbia and northern Washington state, and a Canadian biologist says they may hold valuable lessons about climate change and evolution. CBC | British Columbia News

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Ancient insect fossils found in B.C. hold valuable lessons says study

July 12, 2013

VANCOUVER — Ancient fossils of an extinct family of insects have been found in British Columbia and northern Washington state, and a biologist says they hold valuable lessons about climate change and evolution. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Liquor stores told to take down Christmas decorations after bugs found

November 23, 2012

Employees at public liquor stores have been asked to take down Christmas decorations after bugs were found in them at one location. Oliver Rohls, a spokesman with the BC Government and Service Employees Union, says the order came down this morning from the main office as a precaution after insects were found in a container. [...]

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Rana Sarfraz: Getting rid of silverfish and firebrats is easy

September 14, 2012

Silverfish and firebrats are primarily nuisance insects and do not bite or sting. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Horse falls seriously ill on Vancouver Island after eating caterpillars

July 13, 2012

A Central Saanich veterinarian is investigating what could be Western Canada’s first case of a horse falling seriously ill after eating tent caterpillars. The insects have infested the mare’s Saltspring Island farm. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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