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Vancouver Marmots in Cars

Marmots are large rodents that often-become nuisances to gardeners, farmers, and homeowners due to their appetites and burrowing habits. There are four marmot species in BC: the hoary marmot, the yellow-bellied marmot, the critically endangered Vancouver Island marmot and the woodchuck. The yellow-bellied marmots (aka rockchucks) and woodchucks are the ones most likely to be …

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Where Do Rats Live?

The two species of rat most likely to be a problem are Norway rats (brown rat) and roof rats (black rat). Rats typically live in urban or suburban areas if access to food sources, water, and shelter can be acquired. These pests can get inside through cracks and holes around the roof, on your walls, …

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Rodent Proof Your Attic

One of the most popular places in your home for rodents to live in your attic. It can be hard to detect a rodent infestation in your attic if you don’t frequent there often. And since rodents can be quite small, the noises they make will be minimal and hard to detect. One of the …

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Rodents Activity in the Winter

As winter approaches, some animals start behaving very differently: some hibernate, some enter a state called torpor, and others experience a process known as brumation. Some animals, like squirrels, do not hibernate, but simply fatten themselves up in the fall and store food for months of relative inactivity—an approach to winter that might be relatable …

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