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Bats, Raccoons and Snakes In The News
FAIRFAX, Va. (February 13, 2013) – Over the past couple of days, nuisance wildlife species, such as bats, raccoons and snakes, have been getting some media attention. From an increase in rabies cases in certain areas along the east coast to hunting snakes in Florida, here are some of the top news stories on nuisance pests:
- The New York Times: A Bat Fungus On The March
- TIME.com: Turns Out You Won't Get Rich Hunting Snakes In Florida's Swamps
- The Times News: County Confirms Second, Third Rabies Cases Of 2013
Nuisance wildlife is known to cause hard to handle infestations, which can lead to health threats and property damage. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) suggests contacting a local wildlife or pest professional if a wild animal is found on the property. Do not attempt to remove it with do-it-yourself measures.