How to Avoid a Bad Encounter with Coyotes

It is a known fact that coyotes have attacked both humans and their pets; however, the risk of such an attack is considered to be relatively low. By the simple modification of behaviors while in the presence of coyotes, you may successfully avoid complications with these creatures. Encounters in urban and suburban areas are considered… Read More…

Nuisance Wildlife Removal and Management for Businesses

While it is true that observing wildlife is an enjoyable activity for most, if unwanted animals – such as rodents, raccoons, bats, or even opossums – start invading your business, it can result in many dire situations. Examples include damage to your property, concerns regarding safety for your employees and/or customers, as well as health… Read More…

Should I Worry Over the Presence of Beavers on My Property?

Beavers are highly entertaining creatures to watch. With their orange-colored, oversized front incisors, their small eyes, and the immense fur covering their body, they are cute little creatures; however, they are capable of causing big problems. This is especially true if there is an issue with the beaver. While rare, beavers are capable of harming… Read More…

You Should Never Attempt to Trap and Relocate Wildlife on Your Own

If you are reading this, it is quite likely that you have discovered some type of wildlife on your property. Perhaps you have encountered an opossum, a raccoon, a skunk, a fox, some type of wild cat, or even an alligator basking in the sun and a bank of your property that overlooks a body… Read More…

An Immense Number of Coronaviruses Recently Discovered in Bats

Scientists, researchers, and medical professionals – all working in collaboration with one another – have recently discovered a total of six novel coronaviruses in bat in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar. While it is not unusual for research teams to discover new diseases in animals, this is an exceptionally frightening discovery because of the… Read More…

The Threat of Zoonotic Pandemics is Intensifying; Therefore, Our Efforts to Prevent or Stop Them Should Also Increase

A zoonotic disease is an illness that can be transmitted from animals directly to humans. Unfortunately, such a spillover is a potentially dangerous one. The novel coronavirus that was first identified in Wuhan, China that we now identify as “COVID-19” is an example of such a disease. Prior to this emergence – which is officially… Read More…

Top Diseases Known to Be Transmitted to Humans by Rodents

Diseases that are caught from animals are referred to as “zoonotic diseases”. Rodents are known to carry a wide variety of diseases that may detrimentally impact the health of humans. While direct contact may result in these illnesses, they may be passed through droppings and urine, too. The most well-known rodent zoonoses in our history… Read More…

Alligators Pose Immediate Threat to Humans and Their Pets

Alligators are considered to be remnants of a prehistoric-based era. Despite dinosaurs having become extinct, these creatures have continued to flourish throughout history. It has been estimated that there are approximately 5 million of these creatures within the United States. While the majority of the reptiles are located in Florida, they may also be found… Read More…

Research Indicates Many Armadillos Carry the Bacteria That Causes Leprosy and Are Capable of Transmitting the Disease to People

Leprosy – which is often referred to as “Hansen’s disease – is a potentially devastating infection that stems from the bacteria known as “Mycobacterium leprae”. This condition causes severe and potentially disfiguring sores on the skin and nerve damage throughout the body. Each year, only about 100 people are officially diagnosed with leprosy within the… Read More…

Why It Is Imperative That You Eliminate Squirrel Infestations in Your Attic as Quickly as Possible

Squirrels Getting In Home

If you are reading this, chances are, you have heard unusual scratching sounds, an immense amount of scurrying, and other unusual noises coming from your attic. While it is true you may have originally considered the development of a poltergeist or other type of weird entity in this space of your home, you have probably… Read More…

Recent Posts