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What Do Cockroach Eggs Look Like?

Contrary to what some may believe, cockroach egg cases can be seen with the naked eye.

Do Skunks Climb?

Despite its curious nature, the striped skunk isn’t very good at climbing.

What Do Baby Bed Bugs Look Like?

Bed bugs lay their sticky eggs on the secluded parts of objects like mattresses, behind headboards, couches and other objects close to sleeping quarters. The eggs hatch into tiny sesame sized whitish baby bed bugs in about six to ten days.

Top 5 Mosquito FAQs

The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus

Groundhogs vs Gophers

Both gophers and groundhogs can be found throughout Canada. Pocket gophers grow to about 15cm in length and are typically smaller than groundhogs, which can be as long as 63cm.

Groundhogs vs Beavers

Without a clear view of their tails, it can be difficult to distinguish whether a pest is a groundhog or a beaver.

How To Prevent Baby Earwigs At Home

Depending on their numbers and location, earwigs can be helpful. However, large populations of adult and baby earwigs can be problematic.

Types of Snakes In Canada

About 26 different types of snakes call Canada home. Most inhabit the southern part of the country, where temperatures are warm.

What Attracts Wasps?

The typical diets of wasps largely include other insects and arachnids. Wasps also feed on sweet liquids like nectars.

Bed Bug Rash

When feeding at night, bed bugs attack exposed areas like arms and legs resulting in mild to serious itching.

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