Spring weather means gardening for many Long Islanders. While most people recognize that some insects can be a bane to the garden as well as a blessing, they do not necessarily think of rodents. Yet rats and mice (as well as other rodents) are common … [Read more...] about Getting Rid of Mice & Rats in Your Garden
Rats' intelligence is common knowledge. It is one of the reasons why they are used in psychological tests. Along with intelligence comes complex relationships but… did you know that rats have a social hierarchy? … [Read more...] about Social Hierarchy of Rats
One thing Long Island has a lot of is squirrels, but how much do you know about these scampering birdseed stealers? With more than 200 different species, squirrels can be found all over the world. Here on Long Island, we only have a few varieties so it's … [Read more...] about A Handy Guide to Long Island Squirrels
Rats have a terrible reputation in language and literature. Think about the common phrases we use that mention them… “You dirty rat!” “Rat someone out.” “...like rats leaving a sinking ship.” “I smell a rat!” “...look like a drowned … [Read more...] about Why Are Rats the Bad Guys?
Watching squirrels run around, it would be easy to think they are playful creatures. In reality, squirrels can be very territorial – much like blue jays. In fact, many C.W. Post alumni have stories of squirrels chittering at them as if to tell the … [Read more...] about Are Squirrels Territorial?