Many people have issues with snakes, not only because of potential health risks, but because of the fear factor. These reptiles are villainized in Hollywood, and it gives them a bad reputation. Because of this, people tend to forget they are animals and not some terrible monster. It’s important to … Read more about Snakes Come Out of Hiding as Summer Sets In
Moles. They're small, furry, and make for adorable sidekicks in cartoons. But in real life, they can cause a lot of damage to your lawn and their molehills can cause injury to livestock. Biology and Tunnels Moles are small, furry, solitary wildlife that range from 4.4 – 7 inches in length, not … Read more about Moles, they’re everywhere! But you don’t need a dermatologist.
Opossums, commonly known as possums, are a mammal you don’t want to get too close to. They can carry a myriad of diseases and host other pests such as fleas and ticks. They can also cause considerable damage to your home. They can weasel their way in by chewing and clawing through siding or … Read more about Oh man, I have an opossum!
Diamonds: precious gems that shine, glitter and....rattle? We're not talking about an engagement ring here. We're talking about the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake! According to National Geographic, these snakes are the largest venomous snakes in North America and can be found throughout North … Read more about Some Diamonds are NOT a Girl’s Best Friend
Did you know that the bat is the only mammal capable of continuous flight? Bats are super cool animals, and there are tons of different bats. The bat pictured (photo by Joel Sartore, National Geographic Photo Ark) is an "Indian flying fox." This bat has a wingspan of approximately 12 inches. In … Read more about Bat Fun Facts
During the cold winter months, animals such as skunks, squirrels, raccoons and opossums are more likely to come into or around your home in search of food, water and shelter. These creatures can carry harmful pests into your home, such as fleas and ticks, and can also carry rabies. Not only do they … Read more about Falling Temperatures Draw Wild Animals In and Around Homes