Tag: Bats

Bat Biology

North America is home to many species of bats, but these are the three most common nuisance (colonizing) species in the US: First is the Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus)which is common in most of the US, especially the more northward states. These bats are small, with a wingspan of 8 inches,... more
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How Bats Fly

Bats belong to a group of animals called Chiroptera (Kir-op-tera), which means "hand wing." Look closely at the structure of a bat's wing, and you'll see why! Bats are the only mammals capable of true flight. Other mammals like the flying squirrel glide rather than actually fly. Bats are often... more
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Facts About Nuisance Wildlife

Some wild animals that could be living right in your own backyard.  There are many wild animals native to the United States that people likely encounter on a near-daily basis, sometimes without even realizing it. These common backyard creatures have found ways to co-exist with humans, which... more
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Nuisance Animal Pest Control

Don’t let outdoor pests ruin your home.  Some wildlife, like birds, skunks and raccoons can really become a problem this time of year.  A1 Exterminators can help remove these outdoor pests from your home or... more
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Fall Pests Not A Treat This Halloween

Rats, bats and spiders might serve as great Halloween décor, but real infestations make for a haunted house that can turn into a homeowner’s worst nightmare. These creepy pests tend to seek refuge and resources in homes during the fall, which is why A1 Exterminators are taking this Halloween to... more
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Easy Way To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes This Summer

Have you ever thought of getting a bat box for your backyard? Most people are under the impression that bats are evil creatures, but they are actually friendly and super useful. They live off mosquitoes and other bugs, so having them around will really lower the amount of bugs and allow you to... more
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Halloween Kid Craft

Looking to keep the kids busy for a little while?  Give them a pad of ink, a black pen and some googly eyes and have them make finger print spiders, bats and creepy... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday!

If you have a chimney, installing a chimney cap can keep out birds, bats and other wildlife that may try to move into your home for the winter. If you have attic vents too, by installing wire mesh will also help keep bats, squirrels and rodents from infesting your attic and getting inside the walls... more
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Staying Free of Nuisance Wildlife This Winter

Although rodents are often the most common wintertime pest, homeowners should be aware of the other several nuisance wildlife pests. Such as, raccoons and squirrels that can also frequently invade homes during the colder months. Wild animals are more apt to wander closer to homes and buildings... more
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Creepy Pest That Scare On Halloween

During the month of October, it's common to see bats, spiders and other creatures.  Especially when they are attacking your front door in the form of trick-or-treaters on Halloween. However, there are some real-life ghoulish pests homeowners should look out for this fall. While a wagon full of... more
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