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Which Wildlife Species are Prominent in Southern Ontario

Canada’s Ontario province is home to many different species of wildlife, some unique only to that area. When describing wildlife in Ontario, specifically southern Ontario, it is important to explain the two ecological zones that make up the southern portion of the province. The first is the Ontario Shield Ecological zone, comprised of larger animals such as the Timber Wolf, Moose, and Caribou. Continue reading

How to Prevent Pigeons From Settling in Your Attic

Pigeons can be pets or pests. There are pigeon breeds that can be kept as pets and there are wild pigeon breeds that bring hazards to property and humans. While pet pigeons can be tamed and controlled, wild pigeons may require elaborate control methods. Failure to control them would mean a number of troubles like suffering from the unsightly scattering of their droppings anywhere especially roofs and window ledges; exposure to pigeons means exposing yourself to diseases similar to diseases carried by rats; their highly
acidic droppings erode metals and discolor paints; and, their nesting behavior puts twigs, leaves, feces, mummy nestlings and unhatched eggs bringing costly maintenance and health hazards. So if there is one thing you should take into consideration seriously, it is how to prevent pigeons from settling in your attic as this is one of their favourite nesting area. Continue reading