Animals That Will Kill You — National Geographic Wild
Tips On Getting Rid Of Dangerous Pests
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Wolverines are a ferocious predator and one of the most feared animals by people due to their voracious appetite for meat. However this is not the sole reason behind this fear but also the fact that some pests turn out to be harmful to individuals. Some of them contain poisonous substances that make them very dangerous.
Imagine finding this little guy in your chicken coop, devouring your fresh eggs and maybe just a few chickens. Or worse snooping around the house snacking on scraps of garbage left outside near the door by one of the kids.
No one desires to see these pests around whether they are dangerous or not thus it is important to know how to keep them off your property. These pests are often find their way into households in their search for food and shelter. This is why most pests try to find their way into kitchens and food stores or places with junk. While in the kitchen they search for food while they find good shelter in places with junk.
You may occasionally meet with these pests in your house or in your garden and the dangerous ones may try to bite or sting you. Some of them like the spider may contain poisonous substances that may be harmful to your body. Some pests like cockroaches may not have poisonous stings or so but are still dangerous in the sense that they carry germs which they may leave them on food substances that are supposed to be eaten by you. In general we can say that all pests are more or less dangerous and we should know how to keep them off.
Pest Control Measures
The first measure you should take in getting rid of dangerous pests is to keep them out of your household. They say prevention is better than cure and preventing the pests from inhabiting your house may be a very crucial step in getting rid of dangerous pests. This can be achieved by removing any junk near your house since this junk serves as a perfect hideout for pests and once they are near the house they will one way or another find a way into your house. You should also make sure you fill any holes and cracks on the walls of your house since they serve as a pathway for the pests into your household.
You should also ensure your house is thoroughly clean and properly arranged with enough spacing between household furniture. Pests tend to prefer stuffy and dirty places and cleaning will discourage these pests from inhabiting your place. Pests like places that are stuffed up which allows them to move from place to place thus spacing up things will reduce their hideouts and restrict their movement from places.
Baits can also be used when getting rid of dangerous pests. You should identify the pest and also try to identify its preferred food. You can mix this food with poison and place it at strategic places in your house. The pests will eat the food and then die. The poisoned foodstuff can also be placed on traps and this works on pests like rats that are significantly larger in size. However when using this method you should be careful especially in households that have pets and small children.