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Health warnings after toxic caterpillar outbreak in London

London - The British Forestry Commission is warning London residents to beware white-haired caterpillars, the larvae of the oak processional moth (OPM). The hairs on the caterpillars contain a toxic protein that can make humans and pets very ill.

Video: Extreme head lice infestation will make your flesh crawl

A video clip posted to YouTube shows a mother removing hundreds of lice from her child's hair by drawing a fine-toothed comb through it. Prepare for skin crawling sights as this could be the most extreme case of head lice infestation you’ve ever seen.

San Francisco's 'Rat Girl' is causing problems (Video)

San Francisco - A 43-year-old woman known as "Erica J," or by the nickname "Rat Girl," has been actively breeding rats in a residential hotel in Minna Street and then releasing them "into the wild," so to speak, in the local parks.

Michigan couple sues Waldorf Astoria claiming room had bedbugs

A couple from Plymouth, Michigan, has filed a lawsuit against New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel claiming their room was infested with bedbugs.

Swift Current Outlines Plan to Battle Rats

The city of Swift Current, Saskatchewan has a rat problem so bad that some people say they've even been bitten in their beds.

Rats rampage through seaside village

A picturesque english coastal village has suffered a massive invasion of rats as a result of efforts by farmers encouraged by DEFRA (Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs) to feed migratory birds.

Rats Now Outnumber People In Britain

Experts say certain areas of Britain have seen significant rises in rat infestations in the last year, and the number of rats now outnumbers the human population. The rise is being blamed on flooding, mild winters and large amounts of food waste.

Locust Infest Northeastern Kenya

Locusts are infesting the northwestern region of Kenya. it is likely that the locusts have moved there from nearby Somalia after causing considerable damage there. The Kenyan government is on the scene.

School Disrupted By Bat Infestation

Imagine sending your child to school and the school being infested with bats.

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Ticks can attack moose in droves  draining their blood and possibly killing them. (screen grab)
Ticks can attack moose in droves, draining their blood and possibly killing them. (screen grab)
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