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15Feb

Can You Trap Grey Squirrels in North Carolina?

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We see them every day and for the most part, grey squirrels do a pretty good job of staying out of our way. They are not particularly pesky, like their rat and mice cousins, and mostly want to gather nuts and seeds and to jump between trees. That is all fine, but sometimes, a squirrel […]
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26Jan

When Birds Become a Nuisance

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Of all the pests you encounter, birds are often the biggest nuisance and the hardest to rid yourself of. Birds can be noisy, squawking early in the morning until you want to go out and shake the tree they’re in. Other ones are messy, dropping their feces all over your car, the windows of your […]
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16Jan

Turkey Vultures in North Carolina — Are they dangerous?

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The terms turkey vulture and turkey buzzard are used interchangeably to describe a large, red-headed scavenger. The turkey vulture is a very intimidating looking bird. Bigger buzzards can be five pounds with a six-foot wingspan. Their red, wrinkly head and neck resembles a turkey’s and is the source of their nickname. Buzzards eat only dead […]
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28Dec

How Warmer Winters Are Changing Animal Behavior

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Climate change is not the first thing you think about when you see animals acting differently, but it may be having an impact. As temperatures rise, all life on the planet must adjust accordingly in order to make sure they have the best chance for survival. There will often be pictures of a polar bear […]
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17Dec

Flying Squirrels in Raleigh? Yep.

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Unless you are a biologist or wildlife expert of some kind, you are not likely aware of local species of animals unless you see them in your day-to-day life. You may see foxes, turkeys, deer and a host of other animals, but there is a whole night shift you may be missing out on. This […]
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11Dec

How to Recognize an Opossum

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Is there something sneaking around outside your home at night? It may be an opossum. There are a few ways you can identify them even if you don’t necessarily get the best look at the culprit. Footprints – The next morning, or with a flashlight if you really are curious, check the area where you […]
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24Nov

The Battle For Your Trash – Raccoons vs Opossums

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Every night as you lay down to sleep, nature’s night shift begins. A whole separate cast of critters is just waking up to get their day (or night) started. These include owls, bats, flying squirrels (yes we have those in North Carolina) and two neighborhood trouble-makers – raccoons and opossums. These two often have a […]
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21Nov

How to Prevent Rodents From Invading Your Raleigh Home This Fall

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There is something about sharing space with rodents that will make just about anybody cringe. And really, it probably should. Rodents are not healthy to have around, especially if you have young children. In fact, many historians believe the Black Plague in Europe, which killed at least a third of the population, was started by […]
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18Nov

Bugs Coming in From the Cold During North Carolina Falls

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Everyone loves the fall. The temperatures start to cool off a little, the leaves change and all those pesky bugs disappear. After months of swarming, crawling insects biting you and wandering in your home, all of them have died off until next spring. Right? Well, actually, while many species of insects do die off, others […]
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15Nov

How to Prep Your House in the Fall to Keep Pests Out

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The cooler temperatures in Raleigh and pumpkin spiced everything is evidence that fall has officially arrived. Now that all the bugs seem to be disappearing, you may not be thinking about how to pest-proof your home, but fall is a crucial time for this. Here are a few tips that can make a big difference […]
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