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Rodent

Do Rats Use Tools?

By | Rodent

Rats. At a glimpse, they have a terrible reputation as filthy and disease-ridden creatures that invade households, businesses and city streets in search of food, water, and shelter. While this tends to be true about rats, we overlook a rat’s best survivalist tool’s social behavior and intelligence. We assume tool…

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How High Can Mice Jump?

By | Rodent

Mouse droppings in the cupboard. How did they get there? In the world of pests, we see loads of droppings in odd places. People want to know how the rodent got in there. The answer is simple: they jumped. Inevitably, they ask in astonishment, how high can mice jump? Just…

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How to Keep Rats Out of the Garage

By | Rodent

Garages are meant for storage, sheltered protection, and hobbies…not for rats. Unfortunately, the things that make the garage a suitable place for a car also make it suitable for a rat.  Here is how to keep rats out of the garage. Exclusion Exclusion efforts refer to blocking off potential entry…

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Vole Traps and Baits

By | Rodent, voles

Voles can be one of the more confusing pests to encounter. However, proper identification combined with the right baits and traps are the keys to success. Let’s review the key points regarding vole traps and baits. Identification First of all, let’s understand what a vole is and what it is…

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