Porcupine

Porcupine

Porcupine Though their name loosely translates to ‘quill pig,’ porcupines are not related to pigs in any way. In fact, porcupines are the second-largest North American rodent after beavers. Their quills are primarily used as a defense mechanism, though, contrary to...
Marmot

Marmot

Marmot Marmots are large rodents that often become nuisances to gardeners, farmers, and homeowners due to their appetites and burrowing habits. The yellow-bellied marmot is the most common species in the United States and a close relative of the woodchuck. Also known...
Squirrels

Squirrels

Tree Squirrel Pest squirrels are divided into three groups for classification: tree squirrels ground squirrels flying squirrels Species that fall into all three groupings have the capacity to cause destruction on lawns and in homes. Some of the more common species...
Rats

Rats

Rats Reviled as the most destructive mammal pest, rats compromise the well-being of humans and cause costly damage to manmade structures. They can live as long as two years in the wild and produce as many as 20 young in that span of time. Norway rats are mostly active...
Mice

Mice

House Mice The house mouse, one of the most detrimental pests in the United States, is second only to humans as the most common mammal in cities across the nation. House mice are notorious nibblers who climb, jump, and swim in order to get to their favorite foods,...