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When Squirrels Invade

When squirrels invade, they usually choose your attic, crawlspace or chimney as the site of their invasion. They can gnaw through any weak spot in the roof, wiggle…

Identify that Hive!

So, you’ve found a hive. What type of hive is it? That is a very important question because it helps you determine whether to call a local bee…

Snake Bites on the Rise: Protecting Your Family and Pets From Venomous Snakes

Our wet and warm winter set the stage for more greenery, more rodents and rabbits… and more snakes. Snake bites have been on the rise this season for…

Moles, Voles and Shrews! Oh My!

You find trails or tunnels in your yard or garden, it’s tough to know what type of critter conundrum you have. There are three main critters that could…

Are There Panthers in South Carolina?

February 12, 2019, the story of a man who claimed to have been attacked by a black panther in Georgetown county spread quickly across news outlets and social…

Alligator Safety Tips

Put, South Carolina is alligator country. Alligators could be lurking in any body of water. They’ve been known to take a dip in a residential neighborhood pool or…

Top 3 Signs You Might Have a Dead Animal in Your Home

As the weather turns colder, animals of all kinds look for ways to keep warm. Should an animal (or a few) find their way into your home, you…

The Benefits of Raw, Local Honey

Know that raw local honey can provide a number of benefits for your health? Before we dig into all the ways raw local honey can boost your health,…

The Difference Between Coyotes & Wolves

Is a natural habitat for a number of wild critters, including both coyotes and wolves. While you wouldn’t want to encounter either one unexpectedly, it’s helpful to recognize…

Bobcats in South Carolina: What You Need To Know

Carolina, the bobcat (also called wildcat) is one of the more secretive and shy critters that live in our area. Bobcats are most active at night and are…

National Wildlife Day is September 4th!

National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 in honor of the memory of wildlife conservationist and activist, Steve Irwin. The goal of National Wildlife Day is to bring…

What To Do If You Encounter A Black Bear

The black bear is one of the many animals that make up our local wildlife population. They can range in size from as small as 100 lbs. for…

Quick Guide To Venomous & Non-Venomous Snakes

It’s summertime and all of our snake friends are now awake for the season and on the go. While this quick guide of characteristics can help you differentiate…

Critter Crossing: Watch for Animals on the Road

The heat is on and our local wildlife is on the move. Many animals viewed as pests are often discovered as roadkill this time of year. As our…

Bee A Honeybee Helper

You may have heard about the alarming decline of honey bee populations throughout the United States, but also around the world. Honey bees serve a very important function…

Raccoons Do Not Make Good Roommates

Raccoons may look cute but if they get inside your home to hunker down and get cozy for the winter, it can be a serious problem. Not only…

The Spring Snake Wake Up

As the weather begins to warm up and springtime begins in South Carolina, our local snake population will be waking up from hibernation. While snake sightings are most…

Opossums: The Misunderstood Marsupial

A critter that is very common in our area is the opossum (often also called possum, without the “o”). The opossum is the only marsupial in North America.…

Bats in the Attic? Why it’s a Serious Problem

Bats have an interesting reputation. On one hand, they are helpful creatures who eat pesky dusk and nighttime insects. On the other hand, if they decide to move…

Animals Seeking Shelter in Your Home in the Fall and Winter

Fall and winter in the Carolina’s can get chilly for people and local wildlife, including squirrels, bats, raccoons and opossums. During the colder months, animals are just like…