DATE POSTED: July 22, 2021
Flies may seem harmless, but don’t be fooled. They might just seem like an annoyance with a short lifespan, however, they reproduce in the blink of an eye and are natural spreaders of dangerous diseases like malaria, tuberculosis and salmonellosis.
DATE POSTED: July 20, 2021
Fleas and ticks are both known as parasitical hitchhikers, meaning that they hop a free ride on the backs of say, your dogs and cats, and spread themselves into an infestation inside your home. If that sounds pretty daunting and creepy, it's because it is! Fleas are smaller, gnat-like flying insects, whereas ticks do not fly or jump. There are many species of ticks, but all ticks tend to crawl and…
DATE POSTED: July 16, 2021
Mosquitoes may be your number one nemesis during the summer months because of the itchy bites that they leave behind, but don't be fooled, mosquitoes are one of the most deadly animals on the planet because of the diseases they spread. A single mosquito bite can spread West Nile virus, Eastern equine encephalitis, and dengue fever. Don't let your BBQ be ruined by swarms of mosquitoes on your…
DATE POSTED: July 14, 2021
Have you ever spotted a centipede or a millipede in your home? If you live in Connecticut, you probably have. While centipedes are notable for their many pairs of legs (anywhere from 15-177 pairs), they are actually infrequently seen by humans because of their nocturnal nature. Traditionally, their body is yellow to dark brown in color and sometimes have striped markings. Centipedes are also…
DATE POSTED: July 12, 2021
Raccoons are so cute when they are waddling around in the woods, washing their food in the brook, and all cuddled together in their treehouse dens. They frequently are made into talking cartoon characters that our children adore, and spend hours watching on TV. However, if you encounter a raccoon in the wild, you will understand very quickly that the TV version isn’t accurate. But oh my…
DATE POSTED: July 8, 2021
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