Hoppy Trails! (How to Catch and Relocate Frogs to a Different Area)

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You’ve discovered that there’s a frog (or many) on your property. While you have no intention of harming the creature(s), the night-time croaking has become unbearable or you simply don’t want the frog around so close. The frog needs to go. But how do you catch and relocate frogs to a different area while doing … Read more

How to Identify Skunk Poop (With Pictures)

Skunks are notorious for their nasty smelling spray, but did you know their droppings can also pose health risks? Here’s how to identify skunk poop and what to do if you find it on your property. What Does Skunk Poop Look Like? Skunk droppings have several particular features that can help you identify them: Shape … Read more

How Long Does it Take for Bed Bug Eggs to Hatch?

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If there’s one thing we’ve learned about infestations, it’s that pests are like icebergs – the part you see is only a tiny percentage of the whole. This is even more true of bed bugs, since it can be hard to spot even one bed bug without discovering their bites, their frass, or doing a … Read more

You Really Don’t Need That Opossum Trap

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Don’t be embarrassed if you were startled by an opossum in your yard and felt scared by his pointy-toothed, hissing snarl! That’s a common reaction, and it typically leads to a search for an opossum trap to take care of a perceived need for opossum removal. But here’s the thing. It’s all just a big … Read more

12 Different Types of Ant Mounds

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Ants are some of the oldest living fossils in the world, and one of the most abundant critters on the planet. But something that has perhaps fascinated people even more than the ants are their mounds. The term “ant mound” can have a few different meanings and not all ants build them. Those that do … Read more

How to Set a Mouse Trap Without Getting Hurt

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Few things are as jolting as the loud snap of a mouse trap. While effective at catching mice, common snap traps can also catch fingers and hands if not set properly. There’s an art to properly setting a mouse trap, from choosing the right bait to using the right technique when pulling back the spring-loaded … Read more

Can Fleas Live in Human Hair?

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In the pest world, one hears a lot of old wives’ tales about common critters that encourage a feeling of paranoia. Today, we’re going to look at one of the scariest of these critters: the blood-sucking flea. We all know bed bugs feed on human blood, but there’s a big debate on whether fleas will … Read more

13 Skunk Facts That Will Leave You Holding Your Breath

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They won’t win any sweetest smell awards, they’ll damage our gardens by nibbling on all kinds of vegetation, and topple over trash cans in search of food. Skunks get a bad rap but there’s more to them than meets the eye.  Read on for some eyebrow-raising science as we look at 13 revelations about Pepé … Read more