Do deer eat walnuts? [Yes, they can eat walnut kernels]

We’ve had several folks ask us, “do deer eat walnuts?” Deer do eat walnuts—shelled and unshelled. The University of Minnesota and the University of Nebraska specifically state that deer eat black walnuts. Additionally, we’ll share ample video evidence below of deer eating walnuts and some anecdotal evidence. Some of the people asking us if deer…

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Do Armadillos Bite People or Pets? Do They Carry Diseases?

Wondering if armadillos bite people or pets? The short answer is, yes, armadillos can bite people or animals. But, like most animals, armadillos only bite people if they feel threatened (or if they have rabies or something that makes them extra aggressive). Generally, you don’t need to worry about armadillos though, because they normally leave…

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7 TOP Chipmunk Traps (Store Bought & Homemade Traps)

Chipmunks are used in many TV shows as small and adorable animals. Homeowners may consider chipmunks cute creatures, but only until these animals begin to mess with their lawns and gardens. This is the moment when these animals become a nuisance. Chipmunks can do a lot of damage on a property if their populations are…

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How to Get Rid of Bats in Your Attic (A Guide FULL of Bat Tips)

Bats are one of the worst pests to have in your house. Once they find their way into your attic, bats leave toxic droppings all over your rafters, squeak during the day, and may even get out into your living space where they bump into lightbulbs and bang into walls. Anyone who has experienced a…

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How to Get Rid of Beavers : Creek, Pond, Lake & Yard Beaver Removal

Beavers are classified as a pest species and the biggest problem people run into with them is their ability to flood areas with the building of their dams. They also destroy trees and creeks with their home-building skills. Many people try to trap beavers with either a live trap or by using beaver traps that…

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Best Squirrel Poison (You Need To Know THIS Before You Try It)

Squirrels can be amazing animals, but they can become a pest when too many of them live around a house and cause damage to it. Only in the United States, the damages caused to properties can be of thousands of dollars. Knowing this negative aspect about squirrels, it is necessary to do something to stop…

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Armadillo repellent reviews [Ultrasonic, Liquid & Urine]

They burrow, they dig through your garden, they get into spoiled fruit in the compost pile and spoiled meat from the trash can. Armadillos are a menace when you are attempting to keep a neat and orderly yard. You can try to deter them by removing potential food sources, keeping garbage sealed up tight, and…

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Controlling Norway Rats : Identification & Removal Tips

The Norway rat was originally unintentionally brought to the Unites States by settlers who came on ships from Europe. They go by many names; house, brown, barn, gray, sewer or wharf rats and weigh about one pound. They have whitish gray fur on their belly and their fur is coarse, brownish or reddish gray above.…

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Flying squirrels in the attic (Signs, noises & removal tips)

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One of the most common issues that people contact wildlife removal professionals about is having flying squirrels in attic. Although many people see these animals as cute, they can become a problem very quickly if left unchecked in an attic area. some of the most common complaints include: Large colonies in the attic that cause…

How to Get Rid of Ground Hogs & Prevent Their Return (TOP 14 Tips)

When ground hogs are not properly controlled they can cause a lot of damage. They burrow to make their homes and their tunnels can cause serious structural damage. The tunnels can also break apart the foundation of your buildings and they often chew through electrical wires or irrigation systems. If you want to get rid…

Squirrels in Attic? (TOP 9 Roof & Attic Squirrel Removal Tips)

Finding squirrels in attics is quite common. Though squirrels typically build their nests in trees, they also find it comforting to place their nesting area in your attic since it not only resembles a hollow tree, but it offers protection from predators, it’s dry and warm. Squirrels can chew their way through the wood of…

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How to Get Rid of Ground Squirrels & Prevent their Return

Ground squirrels are gnawing mammals such as the classic tree squirrels, pocket gophers, voles, muskrats, mice, chipmunks and rats. These rodents get the name from spending 90 percent of their lifetime below ground and hibernating up to 250 days per year. Many build burrows under the ground or inside hallow trees while others build water…

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Do squirrels come out at night? Can they see at night?

We get quite a few readers writing to us something along the lines, “I saw a squirrel at night” which leads them to wonder “are squirrels nocturnal?” Even if you haven’t seen squirrels out at night though, you’ve likely observed squirrels working hard during the day to store food (often nuts) for winter. This might…

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How to Get Rid of Armadillos & Keep Them Away (Control Tips)

Armadillos are adorable mammals that can weigh between three ounces and one hundred twenty pounds depending on the length, which can reach up to almost sixty inches long. The omnivore creatures can live up to fifteen years and love dining on insects, veggies and fruits, herbs, and carrion. The amazing animals have a three-banded shell…

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Raccoon Repellents – Deterring and Removing Raccoons

Raccoons may look like adorable fuzzy bandits with their little black eyes, round ears, tiny hand-like paws, and long cat-like tails and whiskers, but these mammals sure do like stirring up trouble when they can. You may already know how troubling these furry creatures can be if you hear them outside rocking your trashcans open,…

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How To Get Rid Of Chipmunks (From Your House, Yard, & Garden)

Chipmunks are small rodents with stripes on them and the majority of chipmunk species live in North America and West America. In North America, there are two variations of chipmunks: eastern and western chipmunks. Chipmunks are a type of ground squirrel and even the word chipmunk can show this, having the meaning of “red squirrel”.…

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When do Skunks Come Out? Day or Night?

Nocturnal creatures that love adventuring into the night for a good feast and drink of water are skunks. Coming across one of these furry mammals is enough to make anyone want to jump or runny away as fast as they can, but doing so could actually startle these beings enough to spray you, or the…

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How to get rid of Gophers (7 Garden & Yard Gopher Removal Tips)

Pocket gophers are often simply called ‘gophers’. These rodents (and their cousin, the vole) can destroy lawns, vegetation, and plants. They are extremely small in size at no larger than eight inches long. Gophers love to live near wooded areas, grassy areas, and where there is plenty of plants to feed off of while digging…

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Rats in the Attic

Rats in the US are the most commonly found pest in attics. These annoying rodents love invading attics and forming huge colonies there since attics are not regularly surveyed by homeowners. Attics are like a store to old clothes and useless house material. For that reason, homeowners don’t inspect them, which can cause the problem…

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How to get rid of bats in walls [Top wall bat removal tips]

You hear a little squeak in the wall and think it is a mouse. This is followed by a rapid sort of fluttering and more high-pitched noises. You do a little research and realize this is no mouse: you have a bat stuck in your wall. Most people will not find a bat in their…

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Top 7 Snake Traps (How to Make, Buy & Use them EFFECTIVELY)

Concerned about pesky snakes slithering around your land or backyard? Snake traps can be a good way to capture and relocate snakes. Snake traps are designed for snakes but can accidentally capture other animals like rodents or other species. Although it may be a matter of opinion, the least popular of all pests is the…

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How To Get Rid Of Voles

Similar looking to mice, Voles are extremely tiny at three to six inches long with small ears and eyes and are typically brown or gray in color. Despite their cute appearance they can be rather destructive by digging holes throughout your lawn and damaging the growth of all the plantations in the landscaping. Here are…

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How to Get Rid of a Squirrel in Fireplaces & Chimneys (TOP 10 Tips)

Squirrels are one of the most common animals that are found in chimneys. They are great climbers and are capable of getting in and out rather easy. Baby squirrels may have a tougher time of getting in and out of the chimney and could get stuck. This could cause a major problem if they end…

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Skunk Repellent (TOP 7 Ways to Keep Skunks Away from Yards)

Skunks may be cute, but they are also smelly creatures and they can create unpleasant situations when they come on your property. The odor produced by these animals is so powerful that it can create much discomfort and it becomes dangerous when it gets into the eyes of a person.  The black and white appearance…

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What Does A Tick Look Like

Ticks are often mistaken as ordinary insects by most of us, however, they belong to the arachnids specie, which also includes spiders, mites and scorpions. Ticks are parasitic in nature and require a host to live on. Like many parasites, ticks are notorious for transmitting diseases from the carrier host to the receiving host. This…

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How to get rid of Coyotes (Yard & Farm Coyote Control Strategy)

To learn how to get rid of coyotes, it is useful to understand a bit about their behavior. Coyotes are close relatives to the gray wolf and live throughout North America. These canines can weigh up to forty-five pounds, but the average weight size for these wild dogs is around twenty-five pounds. On average coy…

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Gecko Control in Home and Outside

Small tiny lizards that you find in southern climates of the world are geckos. Geckos love living in warm tropical climates because the insect population is extremely high and they have plenty to feast upon. Unfortunately, if you have an old home or one with insects invading it, it can also attract geckos creating another…

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Get Rid of Opossums from your Home & Yard (Top Removal Tricks)

Possums have a characteristic appearance with a long snout and small beady eyes. They are medium size, close to the size of a cat, and have a long tail and claws for digging. They can breed up to three times a year, and the female can give birth after carrying the baby for about 28…

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