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The City of Cape Town on Wednesday warned of the dangers of using pesticides in the home following the conclusion of an investigation into the death of a 10-year-old boy in Khayelitsha who died after ingesting rat poison.
The City of Cape Town's Hea…
Jun 25
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While we should all feel blessed to be surrounded by raccoons, dogs and bats that make our fauna diversity more interesting and exciting, these animals can also be a potential source of rabies, a completely preventable disease that can turn 100 perc…
Jun 17
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Almost all homeowners know the feeling of unease that accompanies finding mice or rodents in your home. Whether in the kitchen, attic, basement or dining room - a rodent sighting can incite surprise and fear in even the most composed homeowner. Unfo…
Jun 12
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Jun 11
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A proactive approach to ensure a defense against pest infestations needs to be top of mind for every homeowner or building manager.
Here is a Checklist of common areas vulnerable to pest problems, as well as offers advice on how to possibly prevent…
Jun 4
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Whether hiking, camping, canoeing or simply taking in the wonders of nature, many people enjoy spending time outdoors all year round. However, while wondrous and beautiful, being out in nature doesn’t come without risk – especially if people come in…
Jun 3
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For a minute, it might have been easy for Brooke Dayton to believe it was really raining cats and dogs – until she saw another creature that fell to earth during the recent storms.
Dayton, who lives at Mount Vernon Apartments at 2370 SW Archer Road,…
Jun 2
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Injured or Orphaned Wildlife
Generally if you find a baby animal it is best to leave it alone. Often the animal is not orphaned, and the parent may be out getting food for the animal, or watching the baby. Never pick up baby animals and remove them…
Jun 1
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Raccoons in the garden? Here are tips on how to combat these masked bandits!
Raccoons are nocturnal feeders that eat your sweet corn, though they also eat fruit trees, peas, potatoes, and grubs.
Even though wild raccoons prefer areas with trees and…
May 30
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May 29
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Shaun Hart recently came across came across a band of raccoons with an uncanny knack for imitating the iconic "Whack-A-Mole" arcade game.
Every time one masked critter would pop up to look around, another one would lower its head, and so on and so f…
May 27
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May 26
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Unlike the cliché, familiarity doesn't seem to breed contempt. It breeds indifference instead.
Why else would we take so little interest in one of the most fascinating of Alabama's wildife – the opossum?
That's opossum with an "o" and that "o" is im…
May 25
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May 24
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A teenage girl who was scratched when breaking up a scuffle among her three pet rats wound up in the hospital with an extremely rare case of rat-bite fever.
The infection, which is caused by a bacterium found in rat saliva, generally causes fever, j…
May 23
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There is an old joke that goes something like this: "Why did the chicken cross the road?" The answer follows: "To show the armadillo that it can be done."
All joking aside, it does seem like there are a lot of expired armadillos on the roadsides her…
May 22
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