Tag: squirrels

Hawk Takes Down a Squirrel

One of our technicians recently got to witness an exhibition of nature at her finest and snapped these pictures of a Coopers Hawk swooping down on a squirrel. The hawk dive-bombed the squirrel in the road right in front of our tech. The tech snapped some pics as the hawk and the squirrel wrestled momentarily […]

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What is Exclusion Trapping?

What is exclusion trapping? Exclusion trapping is a type of live trapping where an animal is trapped at its point of entry into a structure. It is opposed to ground trapping, where a baited trap is simply placed on the open ground in hopes that the target animal will go into it. Exclusion trapping has […]

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Five Squirrels Get Tails Stuck Together

With wild animals, anything at all is possible. In this story from Indiana, we see five baby squirrels got their tails knotted together and were almost put down when attempts to untangle their tails which had become knotted seemed hopeless. However, persistence paid off and the babies were reunited with their mother this week in […]

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Squirrels Conquer Gas Station

It sometimes happens that the alterations we make to our natural surroundings produce unintended consequences. A resident cuts down and old tree in his yard only to find that a colony of ants that had lived in the tree has now migrated into his kitchen. The tearing down of an old barn drives bats into […]

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