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Spring Cleaning & Spring Pest-Proofing Go Hand-in-Hand

March 24th, 2021

While spring cleaning is a great time for homeowners to de-clutter and spruce up the home, this seasonal tradition is a doubly beneficial time to tidy up in order to prevent undesirable, springtime pests such as ants, termites, mice, and fruit flies. To help the public maintain pest-free homes this spring, the National Pest Management…

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Naked Mole Rats are…Interesting

December 30th, 2020

Naked mole rats are one of the weirdest mammalian species out there, even when you take out the fact that they are completely hairless. They have a very high pain tolerance, can survive 20 minutes without any oxygen, they do not age, and they are immune to cancer. As if that wasn’t enough to make…

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The 411 on Grey Squirrels

December 23rd, 2020

How Dangerous Is A Grey Squirrel Infestation? Have you ever heard something making noise in your attic at night? Well, you might just have a squirrel infestation, and as cute as they may seem to be, squirrels can be incredibly destructive pests. Exterminators get thousands of call-outs for squirrels every year, because they can cause…

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Tips To Make Sure Wildlife Stays in The Wild

December 9th, 2020

Tips To Make Sure Wildlife Stays in The Wild: 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 basement foundation and windows. Keep tree limbs…

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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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