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Common Mistakes Georgia Residents Make When Trying To Remove Nuisance Wildlife From Their Property

May 1st, 2019

Georgia’s hot and humid summers can leave residents feeling lethargic and drenched in sweat, but at least the winter season is usually free of snow, icy roads and frigid temperatures. Given Georgia’s relatively temperate fall and winter climate, the state is an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts, but unfortunately, this also means that residents can…

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The Damage Wild Animals Inflict To Vehicles Can Be Hazardous, But Why Are Animal Pests Attracted To Vehicles In The First Place?

February 18th, 2019

Many people have heard that rats and mice can nest within cars where they inflict damage to the engine, usually the battery and electrical wiring. However, at it happens, finding entire families of squirrels, raccoons, or opossums within your car is not uncommon. Wild animals often turn to vehicles as a form of shelter during…

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Those Cute Wild Bunnies and Hares Eat Meat…Even Each Other

February 13th, 2019

We’ve always been told that those cute wild rabbits and hares are herbivores. I remember learning that in elementary school. Well, apparently, we were all grandly fooled by those cute critters, and they do in fact eat meat…and sometimes each other. While scientists did know that occasionally some herbivores will eat meat, a recent study…

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A High School Teacher Is Fired After A Student Records Him Drowning A Wild Opossum And Two Raccoons During Class

January 7th, 2019

It goes without saying that many people are sensitive to the killing of animals, and this is especially true when it comes to cute animals. Although wild animals like raccoons, opossums, rats and squirrels are considered nuisance animals due to their habit of causing problems within human populated areas, most people agree that such animals…

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Opossums Used To Celebrate the New Year in Georgia

January 4th, 2019

Everyone is familiar with the New Year’s tradition of watching the ball drop in Times Square in New York City at the stroke of midnight, after which you are supposed to kiss someone to bring in the new year. We humans have been celebrating the new year for at least 4,000 years according to historians.…

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A Grey Fox That Bit A Young Boy Later Tested Positive For Rabies

December 7th, 2018

Grey foxes are abundant in most areas of the United States as well as southern Canada and Mexico. Grey foxes are often found inhabiting rocky canyons and ridges, but they are also prevalent within dry grassland regions and areas of open desert. Interestingly, the grey fox is the only member of the fox family that…

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State Wildlife Officials Captured Photos Of A Two Foot Tall Squirrel

December 4th, 2018

Humans are no strangers to squirrels, as human and squirrel habitats largely overlap. This means that just about every American has spotted wild squirrels more times than can be counted. So, if anyone claimed to have spotted a two foot tall squirrel in the wild, any American would certainly dismiss such a claim as pure…

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Swimming Bats

November 20th, 2018

Bats are known for living in caves or under bridges, hanging upside down off of ceilings to sleep, and flying in giant groups at any unsuspecting person that happens to enter their domain and wake them up. You know the often used scene of bats flying in a giant group at people, getting caught in…

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Falling Temperatures Draw Wild Animals In And Around Homes

November 20th, 2017

Bug Busters USA and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) offer the following 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…

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Vampire Bats Can Donate Blood To Others Of Its Kind

May 18th, 2017

Vampire Bats Can Donate Blood To Others Of Its Kind A recent study has shown that female vampire bats can share blood with their friends. Bats are amazingly altruistic creatures. Bats are known for being socially sophisticated mammals, but they are probably even more generous to those in need than you are. Vampire bats have…

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