Tag: squirrels

Why Do Squirrels Squawk in Trees?

Birds aren't the only animals calling from trees. You may have been scolded by a squirrel without even recognizing it. Chattering noises might sound like some kind of bird, and squirrels can make a screeching noise similar to a bluejay. You might hear an alarm call, raised because of the... more
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Life Cycle of a Squirrel

It takes about 40 to 44 days for the gestation period of female squirrels with one to nine babies born into the leafy den, which is usually a hollow in a tree. At birth, squirrel babies – neonates – are born hairless and blind, and it takes them between 28 to 35 days before they open their... more
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Squirrel diseases and what to look for

Leptospirosis a squirrel standing on a rockThis disease caused by the bacterium Leptospira is common in many wildlife species including squirrels. In humans, symptoms of Leptospirosis include headaches, fever, weakness, rash and an array of symptoms that are often mistaken for other... more
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Symptoms of a Sick Squirrel

A normal, healthy squirrel is famous for its perky nature, healthy-looking fur, a high level of energy, speed, and precision. Although squirrels can carry disease and show absolutely no visible symptoms, noticing some changes in usual squirrel appearance and behavior can indicate that the creature... more
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Top Tips To Keep Wild Animals In The Wild

When the fall season rolls in, squirrels, raccoons and opossums are more apt to move indoors in preparation for the colder months. Unfortunately, our homes often provide the perfect place for these and other types of nuisance wildlife because they have easy access... 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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Squirrels Looking for Warmer Homes

Gray Squirrels are active year round, but most productive in the morning and evening on dry days. Gray squirrels feed primarily on nuts, especially hickory nuts, acorns, beechnuts and walnuts. In addition, they occasionally feed on maple or tulip tree seeds, fruit, opening buds and corn. Pine... 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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Nuisance Wildlife During Winter

Rodents are the most common type of nuisance animal that invades homes in New England during the winter, but many other animals will also seek shelter. Wild animals may become desperate for cover when faced with the thought of the freezing temperatures during the winter months. Any home that... 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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