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10 / 26 / 15
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Raccoons: Florida Home Invaders

Wildlife is a fact of life—a necessary part of nature. The instincts and needs of wildlife create a balancing act that will normally keep the population of various species in perspective. However, a shortage of natural food or water will often cause wildlife to move in closer to humanity and even invade our space. The most common species of wildlife that become household pests include squirrels, chipmunks, rats, birds, rodents, and raccoons.

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07 / 24 / 15
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Armadillos Spreading Leprosy In Florida

When we think of leprosy (aka: Hansen’s Disease) our mind automatically goes back thousands of years, or to those poorly developed third world countries of today. In fact, however, leprosy does occur here in the United States! The latest figures from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) show that in 2010 our nation had 294 confirmed cases; however, leprosy seems to be on the rise, especially in southern states like Florida. So far this year, Florida has seen 9 confirmed cases, which may seem like a small number until you realize that Florida usually only sees 10 cases in a whole year. – And the reason my surprise you!

 

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04 / 18 / 14
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How Do I Prevent Wildlife On My Tampa Property?

To protect your home, most people will install a home security system and purchase homeowners insurance. These are pretty obvious ways to protect your home, but how do you protect your home against wildlife? The Tampa pest control professionals at McCall would like to offer you some helpful wildlife prevention tips that can help to keep sometimes dangerous and even disease threatening wildlife from infesting your Florida property. We suggest that you don’t invite wildlife to your property in the first place! This may seem like a no-brainer, but it’s the best way we can tell you to prevent wildlife. You can start making your property unattractive to pests by:

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11 / 18 / 11
Squirrels In The Attic Are A Common Florida Willidfe Control Problem

Squirrels In The Attic

Rodents can be a serious pest problem here in Northern Florida.  Many people see squirrels and chipmunks as furry, cute, and cuddly.  Those people have probably never had one invade their attic.  Rodent control is very important, as squirrels, chipmunks, mice, and rats can all cause extensive damage if left alone in your house for very long at all.

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