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Snakes and Turtles

What would you do if you found a snapping turtle or a 6 ft. snake in your backyard?  This time of year, we get many of these kinds of wildlife questions at the County Extension office.  Reptiles are emerging from their winter slumber to find food and a future mate. …
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Bats in the attic

Nearly 1,000 species of bats are known throughout the world, and approximately 40 species inhabit the United States.  Bats are beneficial because they are efficient predators of insects. A single bat, for instance, may consume as many as 2,000 insects every night.  Because flying insects are not active during the…
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