Scratching in your walls. Squeaking heard throughout the day. The smell of urine and feces emanating throughout your home. These are just a few of the signs that your home is hosting a mouse infestation. When these pests infest your home, using a mousetrap is one of the best ways to help get rid of mice. This device is frequently used to reduce mouse infestations in apartments, homes, and commercial buildings. But where did this iconic device come from?
Ladybugs, sometimes referred to as lady beetles or even ladybirds, are a fairly common type of beetle. They can be found across the United States, in a variety of habitats. While many people may think of ladybugs only as the beetle that’s a bright red with black spots, ladybugs can actually be a variety of colors with a variety of markings. You may be wondering if there’s more than just the black and red variety, how many types, meaning species, of ladybugs are there?
Though many associate grasshoppers with memories of running around the backyard, trying to catch the jumping pests in their palm, not many know that grasshoppers are one of the oldest living insects on Earth.
The opossum can be found in rural and urban settings in both the United States and Canada. It is known for being a scavenger, even eating garbage. You may be asking yourself, isn’t an opossum the same thing as a possum—the same animal, just with different pronunciations? As it turns out, this is a common misconception.