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2014-05-19 23:02:50

The Grounds Guys created a list of four “Ws” that can ruin a summer garden. Waco, TX (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 It is garden season and everyone can use tips and tricks to make their garden flourish. To help make gardens grow this season The Grounds Guys created a list of four “Ws” that can ruin a summer garden. Wildlife Wildlife like deer, raccoons and rabbits can cause havoc to your summer garden. Put up proper fencing to keep unwanted wildlife out of your garden. High fences work...

2013-10-21 23:00:45

Animal Trapping for La Canada and Glendale, CA is now being performed by licensed trappers from Rodent Guys Pest Control of Southern California. La Canada and Glendale, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 La Canada and Glendale, California wildlife removal is a regular call for raccoon trapping, skunk removal, opossum removal and squirrel eradication. The natural area surrounding the neighborhood in La Canada and Glendale is the normal home for the wildlife. Rodents and other wildlife are seeking...

2013-10-19 23:00:39

Skunk trapping, raccoon removal, squirrel control and opossum removal in Pasadena and Arcadia, CA now being performed by licensed trappers from Rodent Guys Extermination. Pasadena and Arcadia (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Pasadena and Arcadia, California wildlife trapping is a regular call for raccoon removal, skunk eradication, opossum removal and squirrel eradication. The natural area near the homes in Pasadena and Arcadia is the normal home for the wildlife. Skunks and other animals are...

2013-10-16 23:02:22

Rodent Guys has expanded their raccoon trapping, skunk trapping, opossum removal and squirrel removal service to include Diamond Bar and Walnut, California. Diamond Bar and Walnut, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Diamond Bar and Walnut, California wildlife trapping is a common call for raccoon trapping, skunk removal, opossum trappers and squirrel removal. The non-populated vegetation surrounding the homes in Diamond Bar and Walnut is the natural habitat for these wildlife. Skunks and other...

2013-10-15 23:21:21

The authors of an article featured in The Journal of Parasitology explore parasitic roundworm Baylisascaris procyonis infection rates among animals living near developing land. They discovered the intensity and abundance varied widely depending on the areas' size and connection to other forested areas. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Journal of Parasitology – Any parasite that can spread from wild animals to people is a concern. Even when human infections are rare, as in...

2013-10-15 23:01:23

Rodent Guys expands their services in Claremont and La Verne area with animal trapping services for raccoon, skunks, opossums and squirrels. Los Angeles and Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 La Verne and Claremont, California animal trapping are common calls for raccoon removal, skunk removal, opossum removal and squirrel removal. The natural area surrounding the homes in Claremont and La Verne is the natural habitat for these wild animals. Rodents and other animals are seeking...

Socialness In Carnivores Linked To Size Of Frontal Cortex
2013-10-09 05:49:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A growing body of research from Michigan State University reveals that the region of the brain that makes humans and primates social creatures may play a similar role in carnivores. Sharleen Sakai, professor of neuroscience, has studied spotted hyenas, lions, and most recently the raccoon family to find a correlation between the size of the animals' frontal cortex and their social nature. The current study, published in the journal...

2013-10-01 23:28:44

Opossums and raccoons will still be around during the winter. Critter Evictor can humanely remove these animals. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Critter Evictor of San Antonio recommends that homeowners seal up any openings that may have appeared throughout the spring and summer to prevent critter infestation as the weather turns cooler. Although many people believe that nocturnal animals, such as opossums and raccoons hibernate in the winter months, this is simply not the...

2013-09-19 23:27:49

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is submitting the Triple F to companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 "Years ago, after learning of a colony of feral cats living on school grounds, I began to leave food for them, eventually graduating from bowls to a simple cat-food dispenser," said an inventor from Louisville, Ky. "However, as my wife suggested, most of the food was scavenged by raccoons. I felt a deep concern for the cats, so I continued to feed...


Latest Raccoon Reference Libraries

Ring-tailed Cat, Bassariscus astutus
2012-11-01 07:16:05

The ring-tailed cat (Bassariscus astutus), also known as the ringtail cat or the marv cat, is a species within the raccoon family, Procyonidae, and is native to North America. Its range includes California, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, Utah, eastern Kansas, and central and northern Mexico. Its range includes the Great Basin Desert, and it intersects with the range of B. sumichrasti in Veracruz, Guerrero, and Oaxaca. This species prefers a habitat in arid, rocky areas with a water source like...

Crab-eating Raccoon, Procyon cancrivorus
2012-07-20 08:42:55

The crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus) is native to South and Central America. Its range includes Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, and extends to the northern areas of Uruguay and Argentina. It prefers a habitat with abundant water resources. Although the name implies that this raccoon’s diet consists of only crabs, it also consumes other crustaceans, like lobster, as well as fruits, amphibians, and turtle eggs. The crab-eating raccoon is similar in appearance to the common...

Bushy-tailed Olingo, Bassaricyon gabbii
2012-07-18 14:02:24

The bushy-tailed olingo (Bassaricyon gabbii) is a species within the Procyonidae family, which includes raccoons. This species was the first to be described in its genus, and it is considered the only “true” olingo. It is native to Central and South America. Its northern range extends from Nicaragua to Ecuador in the south, and includes Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia in between. It prefers habitats within tropical moist forests at altitudes of up to 6,600. The bushy-tailed olingo holds...

White-nosed Coati, Nasua narica
2012-07-05 15:19:41

The white-nosed coati (Nasua narica) is a species of coati that is related to raccoons. Its common local names include the antoon, the pizote, and the tejon. The latter name, tejon, is primarily used in Mexico and it means badger. It is native to the Americas, and lives at altitudes between sea level and 9,800 feet. Its range stretches through New Mexico and southeastern Arizona and throughout Central America and Mexico. It reaches the farthest areas of northwestern Colombia, but its southern...

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2009-02-16 18:08:32

The Ringtail (Bassariscus astutus), is a mammal belonging to the raccoon family. It is also known as the ringtail cat, ring-tailed cat or miner's cat. It is also sometimes mistakenly called the "civet cat". It is native to arid climatic regions of North America. It is found throughout California, Colorado, Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Utah and parts of northern Mexico. It is also found in the Great Basin Desert which covers most of Nevada, half of Utah, and parts of California,...

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