Why Do Bats Hang Upside Down?

Why Do Bats Hang Upside Down To Sleep?

Bats are truly unique creatures. Apart from being the only mammals capable of powered flight, meaning they are able to gain altitude through their own effort, they also hang upside down to sleep. There’s a reason for this distinct resting posture, though — and it has to do with their … Read More

How to Identify Raccoon Nests, Tracks & Droppings (Pics)

Identifying Raccoons Nests Footprints Droppings

How do you spot a raccoon on your property? Finding nests, tracks, and droppings are usually tell-tale signs of raccoons on your property. The following tips can help you identify and deal with raccoons.  Raccoons: The Basics To identify a raccoon on your property, you should first know what they look … Read More

Raccoon Domestication: Can Raccoons be Kept as Pets?

Why Were Raccoons Never Domesticated?

It’s not surprising that people would want to keep raccoons as pets. They’re extremely cute animals with adorable expressions whose antics are fun to watch. Raccoons are also about the same size as cats and dogs, two of the most popular household pets in the world. But we don’t keep … Read More

What do Raccoons Sound Like? Do I have Raccoons?

What Does A Raccoon Sound Like?

If you’re hearing indiscernible animal sounds at night, there’s a possibility that there are raccoons near your house or property. Since they are nocturnal creatures, raccoons are most active at night — as soon as the sun sets, they leave their dens in search of food.  However, since people can’t … Read More

Do Squirrels Bite? What are the Risks of Close Contact?

Do Squirrels Ever Attack People

While these little animals normally shy away from humans, certain circumstances can increase the risk of a bite. Close contact, like attempting to feed them, can cause a bite. And bites are not the only thing you need to worry about when you come into contact with these critters — … Read More

Wasps/Bees By Your Pool? Here’s How To Keep Them Away

Wasps/Bees By Your Pool? Here’s How To Keep Them Away

During a hot summer day, there’s nothing better than jumping into your pool to cool off. However, this might not be as easy to do if you have bees and wasps swarming your pool area. These insects can be a nuisance, for sure, but apart from that, they can be … Read More

Does Bear Spray Actually Work?

Does Bear Spray Actually Work?

Yes, it does! Though no form of bear deterrent will work 100% of the time, bear sprays are the recommended form of self-defense against bear attacks. Bear sprays work because they contain an active ingredient called capsaicin that is effective in deterring a charging or attacking bear.  Why Is Bear … Read More

How Long Does Pest Control Treatment Normally Last?

How Long Does Pest Control Treatment Normally Last?

It is normal to wonder how long pest control treatments last. After all, you are spending good money on having a professional come in to take care of your pest problem. Unfortunately, there is no universal answer to this question. The truth is, how long pest control treatments last is … Read More