They are tiny gnat-like insects only mm long and, like black flies, inflict painful bites. Biting midges can be a nuisance to campers, fishermen, hunters, hikers, gardeners, and others who spend time outdoors during early morning and evenings, and even during the daytime on still, cloudy days. They readily bite humans, but they are so small that they may look like black lint or some flecks of dirt.
Updated: September 5, pm. REGIONAL—Although they bug most people, those tiny flying black creatures that seem to be everywhere and biting everyone this year serve a surprising purpose. Minute pirate bugs, or insidious flower bugs, as they also are known, are the top predator for corn earworm eggs, which makes them a valuable ally to grain farmers, according to research by Iowa State University in Ames and the National Plant Diagnostic Center.
A helicopter crossed the sky dangling strands of drugged, blindfolded mountain goats—as many as five at a time—like a string of furry pearls. In the end, more than goats were airlifted from the park and shipped to new homes across the state, all because they loved human pee too much. Namely, urine. A surprising number of creatures—from reindeer to locusts—have a known affinity for human urine.
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The Phragmipedium is commonly known as the South American Slipper orchid and is frequently called Phrag frag for short. These are terrestrial growing orchids native to areas of Mexico, Central and South America. These orchids are incredibly easy to culture in the home and often have a blooming period of six months or more.
Urine contains nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium--nutrients that are essential for plants to grow. Nancy G. Abraham Noe-Hays, BA.
This medicine is taken by mouth to treat the symptoms of urinary frequency, urinary urgency, urinary leakage, and incontinence caused by bladder spasms. Females of childbearing age: Tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Do not breast-feed while taking this medicine without your healthcare provider's approval.