Friday, June 5, 2020

CDC Warns About "Aggressive" Rats as Coronavirus Shuts Down Restaurants


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people may see an increase in "aggressive" rodent behavior since lockdowns and restaurant closures have forced the animals to search for new sources of food.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

See How Easily a Rat Can Wriggle Up Your Toilet | National Geographic


A rat's ribs are hinged at the spine, enabling it to easily squeeze through the tightest spaces—like the pipes draining your toilet. And rats are great swimmers too; they can hold their breath for up to three minutes. See how quickly a rat can go from the city streets to your bathroom.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Ask the Pest Professor: Mouse Hunt


Is it true you never have “just one mouse” in your house? Dr. Jim Fredericks, chief entomologist for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), has the answer!

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Bob Vila's Top 5 Spring Pest Proofing Tips


Home improvement expert Bob Vila shares his top 5 tips to prevent a pest infestation this spring.

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Inside The Ant Colony - Deborah M. Gordon


Ants have one of the most complex social organizations in the animal kingdom; they live in structured colonies that contain different types of members who perform specific roles. Sound familiar? Deborah M. Gordon explains the way these incredible creatures mate, communicate and source food, shedding light on how their actions can mimic and inform our own behavior.

Lesson by Deborah M. Gordon, animation by Steve Belfer Creative Inc.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

How to Eliminate Fruit Flies


Discover fruit flies in the kitchen? Find out how to eliminate these flies and prevent a future infestation.

Monday, May 18, 2020

3 Most Common Summer Pests


Missy Henriksen with the NPMA discusses the three most common pests encountered in the summer: mosquitoes, ants, and ticks.