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Mutant Super Rats

Mutant super rats is not the title of the next straight to DVD Hollywood horror flick; but rather a real problem plaguing cities in Britain and much of Europe. A Plague Of Mutant Super Rats Researchers claim in a recent study that a new breed of super rats are invading English cities, like Henley, and are completely resistant to pesticides because of years of genetic mutation. Authorities have adequately labeled theses rats as “mutant super rats.” Spotting A Mutant Super Rat Unfortunately, there are no discernable features that allow us to distinguish the super mutant rats from their brown rat non-mutant counterparts, despite the freaky picture below. The only way to… Read More

Chicago’s Unique Answer To Rats, Coyotes

Coyote In Street

Coyotes Battle Chicago Rat Infestation Chicago’s municipality has found some new employees, about 250 of them, to help keep the city clean—and without the need to dole out any expensive pensions, either.  So who makes up this new hiring push in Chicago?  Coyotes, of course. WGN-TV aired a news story showing a video, presumably captured on someone’s phone, of a coyote running down the Loop’s State Street at around 3am.  An inquiry was made to the city’s police, asking them if they were aware of the predator or coyote problems in the city. The police stated they had no knowledge of why the animal might be there; however, a supervisor… Read More

Friday Links Round Up of Pest Control News

Weekly Links For Pest Control News   What To Do If You Are Stung By A Wasp One of our biggest fears as pest control operators is being stung by a yellow jacket or wasp while on a service call. If such a thing happens, there are some steps that can be taken to help with any the affects. Be careful about possible allergic reactions. More… Hurricane Sandy And Its Aftermath Many Americans have been affected by hurricane Sandy, and the aftermath is leaving residents with pest and mold problems. More… Pest Control Tips for Checking Signs of Termite Damage Many houses are at risk of getting damaged by a… Read More