Tag: opossums

LA gets hit with flea-borne typhus outbreak

November 14, 2018 By
A growing outbreak of flea-borne typhus has hit downtown Los Angeles, particularly the homeless population. Read more»
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Callback Cures: Potential Sources for Persistent Fleas

September 15, 2015 By
Nuisance wildlife pests can invade structures, cause significant damage and interfere with the quality of life for clients in urban, suburban and rural areas. But in addition to scratching noises and other unnerving bumps in the night, animals such as... Read more»

Web Exclusive: Why the Opossum Successfully Lives in the Shadows of Humans

August 10, 2015 By
As a pest management professional (PMP), how extensive is your knowledge of opossums? When speaking with customers who are experiencing problems with this animal, a few interesting facts will help you build credibility, convey your knowledge and professionalism, and foster... Read more»
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Dos and Don’ts: Opossums

February 1, 2013 By
Virginia opossums, Didelphis virginiana (meaning double-wombed), range from the West Coast to the Central and Eastern United States. Habitats are numerous, ranging from areas low in rainfall to moisture abundant, as well as open to densely wooded areas. Nocturnal, with... Read more»
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