Rodents

Video: America's Rat Tree

Video: America's Rat Tree

December 6, 2016

In a video from EHS Pest Services, noted rodentologist Dr. Bobby Corrigan examines what he describes as the "rattiest tree" he's ever seen. The beautiful old tree, located at the Boston Common, near the state house, was filled with Norway rat burrows. Read More

EPA Addresses Use of Dry Ice to Control Rodents

EPA Addresses Use of Dry Ice to Control Rodents

November 30, 2016

As reported in the USA Today, EPA reached out to state agencies in Illinois, Massachusetts, New York and elsewhere in recent months to make clear that federal guidelines prohibit the use of dry ice for rat abatement because the deadly treatment is not registered with the federal agency as required. Read More

Video: Rat Uses Open Sewer Pipe to Gain Basement Entrance

Video: Rat Uses Open Sewer Pipe to Gain Basement Entrance

November 4, 2016

Timothy Madere, special projects coordinator/pest control specialist for the City of New Orleans Mosquito, Rodent, and Termite Control Board, submitted video footage of a rat using an open sewer pipe to gain entrance into a basement. Madere is a featured speaker at Wednesday's, PCT Rodent Control Virtual Conference, along with Bobby Corrigan,... Read More

Mice Sing Like Jet Engines to Find a Mate

Mice Sing Like Jet Engines to Find a Mate

October 11, 2016

Rodents use ultrasonic songs to claim territory and attract mates. Until now, scientists didn't understand how exactly mice and rats generated such high-pitched love songs, according to new research from the University of Southern Denmark. Read More