All posts by: Midstate Wildlife Solutions

North Carolina is home to two different species of foxes: the red fox and the gray fox. The red fox has a bushy tail with a white tip, while the gray fox has a dark streak down its back and...
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Wildlife infestations have created issues in homes throughout America, and this post aims to explain the importance of wildlife exclusion. Wildlife exclusion is the process of making your home or property free of any wildlife, and the process typically takes two...
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There are more than 200 different species of squirrels around the world; however, there are three main species of squirrels that are commonly found in North Carolina. The three most common types of squirrels in North Carolina are gray squirrels, fox...
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COVID-19 has rapidly spread around the world, and it has infected millions of people in the process. This virus has changed our way of living and it has also impacted the lives of wildlife. There has been an increase in...
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Rabies cases have become very common in North Carolina over the past few years. Rabies is a dangerous type of virus that infects animals if they get bitten by another rabid animal. Both domestic and wild animals are prone to catching...
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Believe it or not, North Carolina is home to two different species of flying squirrels. Both of these species have unique characteristics, and we will discuss the details of each species in this article.  Key Facts About Southern Flying Squirrels: ...
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European starlings were first brought to America by Shakespeare enthusiasts in the 19th century and are now among the continent’s most numerous and invasive songbird. They are stocky black birds with short tails, triangular wings, and long, pointed bills. All...
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You may be starting starting to notice some different smells while out and about this time of year and it’s probably stinky! That’s because it’s the beginning of breeding season for skunks here in North Carolina. Promiscuous; males will mate...
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The beaver was an important part of the economy in North Carolina well into the 1800s. It’s valuable fur was the main item of trade in the colonies. As a result the beaver was nearly trapped to extinction in many...
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With winter approaching, animals will be looking for a warm place to nest for the next few months. One of those animals is the southern flying squirrel. Measuring at about 8 to 10 inches long, and only weighing about 3...
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