DATE POSTED: January 20, 2020
Most people can pick out a raccoon in a police line-up, even though it wears a black mask, or maybe it is because it wears a black mask. Raccoons have a distinct appearance, and this bandit-like appearance makes it easy to identify when you catch a glimpse of one in your South Portland yard. But there are some things you may not know about raccoons.
DATE POSTED: January 17, 2020
What do bumblebees, snakes, wood frogs, turtles, bats, skunks, squirrels, chipmunks, hummingbirds, groundhogs, ladybugs, bears, and some species of snails have in common? They all hibernate. Well, sort of.
DATE POSTED: January 15, 2020
Can you pick out a millipede or a centipede in a line-up of bugs? They are common pests in Providence, so we're betting you can. But while most Providence residents can recognize a millipede or a centipede, a surprising number do not know what it means when these bugs get inside. Today, we're lifting the shroud of mystery.
DATE POSTED: January 13, 2020
You don't have to worry about rodents in winter, right? They're all tucked away in their holes, sleeping the winter away in hibernation, aren't they? We have some bad news for you. Rodents don't hibernate.
DATE POSTED: January 10, 2020
With such unfavorable conditions outside, it can seem a little curious to find ants indoors. Where are they coming from? How are they able to survive the bitter cold outside? Is there something we don’t know? You might be shocked when you hear the answer to these questions.
DATE POSTED: January 8, 2020
Bed bugs are some of life’s most useless creatures. Born to feed on the blood of humans, bed bugs pose no benefit to society. Even cockroaches have a use in that they help break down dead and decaying organisms. The only thing bed bugs are good at is sucking blood, hiding, and keeping homeowners up at night.
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