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Cricket Control in Northern VA
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Crickets are insects often confused with grasshoppers but they are actually their own species that are related to grasshoppers. They are closely related to katydids.

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Social vs Solitary Insects
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Sociality is how members of the animal kingdom interact with one another and associate in social groups or cooperate with each other. Sociality is important and has become a response to evolutionary pressures in order for insects to survive.

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How to keep your home roach free
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The two types of roaches that are most commonly found in Virginia are the American and the German roaches. The American cockroach is the largest species of roach found in the United States and is about one to one and half inches long, sometimes longer.

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Flying Squirrels
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Flying squirrels are small mammals. They are 10 to 12 inches long and they don’t actually fly, but rather glide through the air from tree to tree, covering a distance of up to 300 feet at one time.

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Ladybugs
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Ladybugs also known as lady beetles are insects that are actually part of the beetle family not the bug family. There are 400 species of ladybugs in the United States and over 4500 species in total according to some entomologists.

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Flea Treatments in Northern VA
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Fleas are small, flat, reddish-brown insects without wings. They’re only about ⅛ inch long, with thin bodies and large hind legs. They feed on the blood of mammals and birds and can consume up to 15 times their body weight in blood.

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Chipmunks in Fairfax, Alexandria and Arlington
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Chipmunks are small rodents with stripes running down their backs. They are actually a type of squirrel. There are 25 different species of chipmunks in the United States, but the Eastern chipmunk and the Western chipmunk are most prevalent.

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The white-tailed deer
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The white-tailed deer or the Virginia deer is a medium sized deer that is native to North, South and Central America. They were introduced to several other countries where they are invasive species.

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Brood X Cicadas
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Brood X cicadas or The Great Eastern Brood, are a species of periodical cicadas that only emerge every 17 years.

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Migratory Birds
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Migration is a normal part of bird behavior and their seasonal movement. Birds follow flyaways which are different pathways that all birds take to migrate.

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Red Foxes in Alexandria, VA
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Red foxes are found all over Virginia, with the exception of the south eastern region. They tend to live in forested areas where they will burrow or make a den to raise their babies or pups in.

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Wildlife Encounter Season
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Spring is the mating season for many wild animals, but it is also when several types of animals will give birth to their young in Northern VA. More baby animals are born in the spring than any other season.

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