Don't be the One Left to Say Should've Called Critter Getters
Don't be the One Left to Say Should've Called Critter Getters

Pest Info



There are more than 12,000 species of ants all over the world.
Also, an ant can lift 20 times its own body weight. If a second grader was as strong as an ant, she would be able to pick up a car!

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Bed bugs can feed on the blood of any warm-blooded animal. Their most common targets are humans because, unlike animals with fur, we have a lot of exposed skin for them to bite.

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Cockroaches have been around since the time of dinosaurs!
A cockroach can live almost a month without food.
A cockroach can live about two weeks without water.
Some female cockroaches only mate once and stay pregnant for life!

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Fleas & Ticks

Fleas can live on any warm-blooded animal, but seem to prefer to live on humans, cats, dogs, opossums, rats and other rodents. There are about 200 species in the United States. Ticks live in tall grass or shrubs. They do not jump or fly, although they may drop from their perch and fall onto a host. Some species of ticks actually follow a host by foot until they can climb aboard!

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There are about 170 different kinds of mosquitoes in North America alone. These pests are part of the same family as houseflies and fruit flies, because they all have two clear, veined wings.

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Mice typically enter our homes between October and February, looking for food, water and shelter from the cold. While these rodents may look cute, mice spread more germs than most people realize. Mice can actually carry as many as 200 human pathogens!

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There are about 3,000 species of spiders roaming around North America, but only two in the southern and western United States can cause serious harm when accidentally disturbed — the black widow and brown recluse.

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Stinging Pests

Beekeepers use smoke to calm bees when they are collecting honey or relocating a hive.
Bees make honey to feed their young and so they have something to eat during the winter.
Killer bees have been known to chase people for over a 1/4 mile once they get excited and aggressive.

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Termites are known as “silent destroyers” because of their ability to chew through wood, flooring and even wallpaper undetected. There are about 2,000 known termite species in the world. Each year, termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage.

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