DATE POSTED: January 5, 2018
Raccoons, squirrels, and skunks are more than just a nuisance in New England - they can cause extensive property damages and put you and your family at risk for diseases. Squirrels and raccoons have been known to rip up insulation in attics, chew through electrical wiring, and build nests in the soffit or wall voids. Their feces can contain diseases that can be transmitted to humans, which means…
DATE POSTED: August 25, 2017
If you are like many people, you are conflicted about opossums. When you see one, they look like oversized rats with big teeth, but then there are those cute videos online. Opossums are cuddling, carrying their young on their backs, and people are even putting them in sweaters. Then you are reminded about the hissing and beady eyes. Are opossums as dangerous as they look? This guide will help you…
DATE POSTED: July 19, 2017
For some, the chipmunk is one of the cutest little forest creatures ever to wander the backyard. We laugh at their antics when they dart here and there or when they chase each other around the trees. Few of us are concerned when we see them eating leftover seeds spilled from bird feeders, and quite a few homeowners even will feed them on purpose.
DATE POSTED: July 7, 2017
Opossums may be the size of an average house cat, but their distinctive pointy pink nose and rows of sharp pointy teeth are sure to give away their true identity. They can weigh as little as 4 pounds or as much as 15, and can be up to 20 inches long, with gray to black fur.