Category Archives: Horizon Pest Control

Millions Of Captive Cockroaches Escape From A Farm

Millions Of Captive Cockroaches Escape From A Farm Cockroach farms are increasing rapidly in China as demand for roaches has skyrocketed in recent months. The wealthiest cockroach-entrepreneur in China owns six different farms that are currently populated with over ten million cockroaches. Some of these roaches are being raised for human consumption, while others are…
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When Spiders and Carnivorous Plants Team Up

Most people have heard of carnivorous plants such as the venus flytrap and pitcher plants. These plants are considered enemies of all insects and use trickery to lure in fresh insect prey for them to feast upon. However, it turns out that not all creepy crawlies are in danger from these carnivorous plants, and one…
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Why Do People Dream Of Insects?

Insects account for a majority of the earth’s species, and they are all around us all of the time. Since insects are omnipresent during people’s waking lives, it should not come as a surprise to learn that insects are also commonly featured in people’s dreams. For the whole of human history, insects have had a…
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Cockroach Prevention Tips

When most people think of allergy and asthma triggers, they likely think of pollen, dust and animal dander. Horizon Pest Control however, warns that cockroaches can also pose a threat to those that suffer from allergies and asthma. The saliva, droppings and decomposing bodies of cockroaches contain proteins known to trigger allergies and increase the…
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Can Bats Provide A Sensible Form Of Mosquito Control?

The threat of mosquito-borne diseases in the US has prompted a plethora of scientists to develop new and improved forms of mosquito control. The Zika outbreaks have not been forgotten, and the West Nile virus continues to claim victims in the United States. This is why many of the world’s best and brightest minds are…
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Some Ancient Spiders And Insects Were As Large As Modern Humans

Scorpions are creepy looking creatures, and most of them carry venom that is harmful even to humans. Unlike many other venomous arachnids, scorpions are by no means hard to find if you happen to be located in their native region. Scorpions are abundant in the southwest United States, particularly western Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and…
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A Man Dies From A Wasp Attack While Visiting A National Park

People from all over the world travel to India every year in order to enjoy the culture as well as the desirable climate. India is full of national parks that contain some of the most obscure and exotic insect species. Unfortunately, many of these species can be dangerous to humans, and wasps are no exception.…
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