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Raccoons in The Winter

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Raccoons in The Winter Raccoons feed mainly at night. They eat fruit, nuts, berries, small animals and insects, and also will feed on pet food, garbage, and garden crops. This continues during the winter months, but the lack of natural … Continue reading

Where do bugs go in the winter? Part III

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Where do bugs go in the winter? Part III Spiders in house The spiders you find in your home in the winter have actually been there a long time. Outdoor spiders don’t seek refuge inside of buildings during the winter. … Continue reading

Where do Bugs go in the Winter? Part II

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Where do bugs go in the winter? Part II HIBERNATION Like many other types of animals, some insects will go into one of two types hibernation to avoid cold temperatures. Called diapause, these hibernation-like states of torpor cause the insect … Continue reading

Where do bugs go in the winter? Part I

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Where do bugs go in the winter? Part I These are the kinds of questions you may be wondering when you’re wiping ants off your kitchen countertop or spraying wasps that have accumulated in your window screen. For many insects, … Continue reading

Rodents in the Winter Part II

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Rodents in the Winter Part II The bad news is that most insurers will not cover homeowners for damage caused by pests, though they will consider paying out on that caused by other wild animals. For example, insures for loss … Continue reading

Rodents in the Winter Part I

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Rodents in the Winter Part I Pests that can damage your home and make a hole in your wallet Rats, mice, moths, beetles, woodworm… they all mean big bills or more expensive insurance. Infestations of mice tend to rise when … Continue reading

Skunks Part III

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Skunks Part III Exclusion As with many other vertebrate pests, the best solution for skunk problems beneath porches or buildings is to screen or block them out. Close off all potential entrances or openings under houses, garden tool sheds, mobile … Continue reading

Skunks Part II

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Skunks Part II LEGAL STATUS The New York Fish and Game Code classifies skunks as nongame mammals. The owner or tenant of the premises may lethally remove nongame mammals that are injuring or threatening at any time and in any … Continue reading

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