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Archive for March, 2017

Wildlife Prevention | Georgia Wildlife Removal Experts

March 31st, 2017

Wildlife prevention tips for homeowners to ensure wildlife stays in the wild as the season changes: Install door sweeps on exterior doors and repair damaged screens. Install a mesh cover or cap over chimneys. Cover exhaust fan openings, soffit and attic vents, and tops of window wells. Replace loose mortar and weather stripping around the…

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Is There Anything Beneficial About Slugs?

March 29th, 2017

Slugs are prominent creatures in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Anybody living in this region has most certainly encountered a slug at some point. Not only are slugs ugly looking creatures that inspire disgust in just about every individual that lays eyes on them, but they are also hated for their destructive…

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What Raccoons Are Telling Researchers About Cancer

March 28th, 2017

Some raccoons living in the western region of the United States have been found to have rare brain tumors. Researchers at the University of California at Davis are now studying these tumorous raccoons with the hopes that they might teach scientists something new about cancer, mainly what causes cancer, and more important, how to cure…

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Have Raccoons Ever Been Used By Scientists As Go-To Test Subjects? | Atlanta Raccoon Removal

March 27th, 2017

Rats have long been the go-to test models for use by scientists during experiments. The term “lab rat” is used by people who are not even aware of what types of animals scientists use for experiments. In any case, rats certainly are saddled with what is most likely the most unfortunate job any animal has…

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Spring Pest Prevention Tips | Pest Control Atlanta

March 24th, 2017

The spring months also mark the onset of harmful pests including stinging insects like yellowjackets, wasps and hornets, making pest prevention especially important this time of year. As suchBug busters USA recommends the following quick and simple, yet valuable, pest-proofing tips provided by the NPMA: Seal up cracks and small openings along the foundation of…

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What It’s Like Raising A Raccoon As A Pet | Atlanta Raccoon Control

March 23rd, 2017

Imagine for a moment what it would be like to have a raccoon as a pet. They are extremely messy and they can spread disease. Most people, with the exception of die-hard animal lovers, would not agree to let a raccoon stay in their home. If I hosted a raccoon around the clock and for…

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A Rabid Raccoon Attack Has Recently Occurred In The United States

March 22nd, 2017

These days Zika is the disease to fear, whereas rabies has been largely forgotten about. Although rabies might not be a serious problem today, it could be, and rabies could infect many people during a brief period of time with relative ease. As a result of the vast amounts of scientific inquiry over the past…

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Popular Shoe Company Is Releasing Their First Shoe Made From Spider Silk

March 21st, 2017

Most people are content with any type of running shoes, as long as they are comfortable and last.  I have certainly never heard about a consumer push to have silk-based shoes made. However, that is exactly what the popular company Adidas is doing with their newest edition of tennis shoes. Technically speaking, the new shoes…

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What Is The Difference Between A “Mole” And A “Vole”?

March 20th, 2017

There is a good chance that you are not fully aware of what a “mole”, as in the animal, looks like. If you do not know what a mole is, then there is a good chance that you have no clue what a “vole” is, but learning about these animals, and what makes them different,…

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Plants Know How To Repel Insect Predators

March 17th, 2017

For many people, the only downside about visiting a beach during the summer is the sand. Sand is a “love it” or “hate it” sort of thing. The grainy sensation that sand produces as we are feeling it is unpleasant to most people…and insects. New research is suggesting that plants produce a sand-like substance that…

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March 2017