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There are in fact thousands of distinct bee species flying around us all the time — small as gnats or larger than horseflies, fuzzed in hair as orange as Cheddar or armored in metallic green.
Willie Cauley-Stein was the player Kings general manager Vlade Divac implores him to be: an opportunistic double-digit scorer (21 points) and rebounder (10), and a long-limbed gnat around the basket (three blocks).
Shine a bright light at the scalp and look through a magnifying glass to spot moving live louse (smaller than a gnat) or eggs no bigger than a sesame seed, Robert said.
Such prey are plentiful in the tropical caves of South and Central America, and Southeast Asia, where many fungus-gnat species still dangle their sticky threads.
The sky above the city would be covered in flying vehicles as thick as swarms of gnats.
Additionally, landscape companies that haul waste off-site for recycling reduce the presence of attractive breeding grounds for gnats and pests that gravitate towards spoiled plant matter.
Declaring its next Super Bowl title just ahead, Sports Illustrated last week featured the home team on its cover with a goliath Tom Brady roaring at the gnats of other teams.
The consumer-product company, already known for Tide laundry detergent, Mr. Clean disinfectant and Swiffer mops, in April introduced Zevo, an indoor trap for winged insects including flies, mosquitoes, gnats and moths.
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