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Rats – Interesting Facts and What They Mean to You

According to Wikipedia: ” Rats are various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents of the superfamily Muroidea. “True rats” are members of the genus Rattus, the most important of which to humans are the black rat, Rattus rattus, and the brown rat, Rattus norvegicus. Many members of other rodent genera and families are also … Continue reading

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3 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Woodchucks

Woodchucks are common visitors to suburban lawns and gardens.  Leaving their underground burrows in the morning and evenings to feed on grasses and other vegetation, the low-to-the-ground animals can grow up to a body weight of 15 lbs or more. … Continue reading

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Armadillos – 5 Interesting Facts

Armadillos are among the most unique looking animals likely to be encountered in North America.  The name “Armadillo” means “The Little Armoured One” in Spanish and refers to the animal’s segmented leathery protective shell that covers its back from the base … Continue reading

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3 Interesting Facts About Woodchucks

Whether you call them woodchucks. groundhogs or whistle pigs the brown furry rodents are one of the most common nuisance animals in yards and gardens.  Regardless of their antics, they can cause severe damage to lawns and landscapes and when … Continue reading

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Get Rid of Possums with These Simple Tricks

Possums, though generally non-aggressive, can become a mess makers and create unsanitary conditions when they live too close to humans.  Generally nocturnal and eating a diet of insects and grubs, possums will eat trash and pet food when it is … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Squirrel Facts

Squirrels are the animal world’s acrobat.  Fast moving, a squirrel’s ability to balance on the thinnest wire is nearly unbelievable.  More, the balance of a squirrel is nearly matched by its climbing prowess!  Here are 5 very interesting facts about … Continue reading

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Top 3 Most Dreaded Spring Time Yard Pests

Spring is in the air!  That is a good thing, but it also means that in addition to the wonderful new buds and blossoms the dreaded animal pests that become active when the weather warms are on the move.  Below … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your New Seedlings in the Spring

It’s such a great feeling to finally get out in the garden after the winter months, to put some seeds and seedlings in the ground. As exciting as spring is, it can be a risky time for your new plantings. … Continue reading

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Solving The 4 Biggest Winter Animal Pest Problems

Most people think that the biggest problems facing you in the winter is having to shovel the driveway every few days. Granted, nobody likes that part of winter but there are a number of potential pest problems you need to … Continue reading

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Keeping Rodents Out of Your Vehicle

Tricks for keeping rodent pests out of your home or garden are pretty common to find. Everyone has their own techniques for keeping mice, rats or squirrels out of a house. But what about trying to keep rodents out of … Continue reading

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