Found 5 Articles for Insects

Difference Between Mouse Poop and Rat Poop

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 26-Apr-2023 12:03:39
Rodents are notorious for causing trouble, whether it is chewing through electrical wires or contaminating food sources. One of the most obvious signs of a rodent infestation is the presence of their droppings. However, it can be challenging to distinguish between mouse poop and rat poop. In this essay, we will explore the difference between mouse poop and rat poop. What is Mouse Poop? Commonly grey when old and black when fresh, mouse poop is an important feature in the identification of rodents during an infestation. The quantity of the fecal matter in mice is also substantial, with droppings of ... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Ant Bites

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 16:15:54
When insects feel threatened, they use their natural defence mechanism, which is to bite or sting. Ants are small insects and they too like many other insects defend themselves by biting with jaws and pinchers on their heads or with stingers on their bottoms. They usually do this when they feel threatened by humans and their bites can leave painful and itchy blisters on the skin. The majority of ants don't bite, but sting. These stings can leave a pimple-like mark on your skin and usually go away after a week. The most common ant bites are from fire ants ... Read More

Difference between Worm and Caterpillar

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 31-Jan-2023 11:49:49
At first, worms and caterpillars might look similar to each other. They both are small and move in a twisting or snake-like fashion. Some even confuse these two, by often referring to caterpillars as worms. However, they are entirely different kinds of animals. What are Worms? Worms are a type of crawling animal or reptile that can be of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, or snail. It has no feet or very short ones. They are invertebrate animals with soft, slender and elongated bodies. They lack brains, eyes, and nerves. They live in different and often hostile ... Read More

Difference between Amphibians and Reptiles

Manisha Shejwal
Updated on 29-Sep-2022 12:28:18
Amphibians and Reptiles belong to the class Amphibia of kingdom Animalia. They both are vertebrates and cold-blooded. They are ectotherms, means they are responsible to control their body temperature by relying upon external environment. They have extraordinary eyesight which helps them to hunt their prey. There are around 7000 species Amphibians and 10, 000 species of reptiles found all over the world. Amphibians and Reptiles both have been living on Earth since more than 300 million years. Despite these similarities, they have some differences in their appearance and life forms. Go through this article to understand how exactly Amphibians differ ... Read More

How to keep sugar safe from ants?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
How often does it happen that we buy sugar, wheat, rice, etc. and a few days later or months later probably we find ants or other pests busy in the job of infecting our stuff? So, let us look at some easy to follow tips to protect sugar from being attacked by ants.Add Dry Lemon Peel: Once we have squeezed lemon and we do not need it, we should use that lemon peel, in the storage jar assigned for sugar in our kitchen at home. The smell of dry lemon peel will avoid ants to attack the jar.Use Cloves: ‘Laung’ ... Read More