Rodents Archives - Accurate Termite and Pest Control

Woodchuck

Woodchucks are fat, short animals that can weigh 5 to 10 pounds and 16 to 27 inches in length. Although they are fat and short and also owning a short, bushy tail, they have strong legs and claws that are used for digging burrows. their ears have the ability to close the ear openings so

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Vole

Voles are chubby, looking creatures that live underground. They are 5 to 7 inches long with short legs and tails, and a plump body. Their upper color can be yellowish to brown or gray. These rodents are known to live in places such as in underground burrows in orchards and woodlands.They can create substantial tunnels

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Roof Rat

The roof rat can easily be compared to the Norway rat, but their ecological and behavioral habits can also help in identifying and properly eliminating these two species. One main way to recognize the characteristics of the roof rat is through their tail. The tail of this rat is hairless, and scaly, and is mostly

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Norway Rat

One of the most successful breeders around the world, these Norway rats are known to be found in any locations where humans are found. The Norway rat is also known as the brown rat because of its brownish to grayish fur. However, its color can also differ from white, pale brown or black. This rat

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Kangaroo Rat

Although they are not related to kangaroos, these rats are called kangaroo rats because of their ability to hop with the use of their powerful hind legs, long tail, and big feet. They are small, and prefer to eat seeds, which they can even convert into water. Their body ranges from 3/5 to 4/5 inch

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Jerboa

Jerboas have 33 species of long-tailed jumping rodents. Their body measures 2 to 4 7/10 inch, and an additional 4/5 inch for their tails. They look like a mouse, but is far different from them. Some jerboas have long, big ears like rabbits, some have normal small ones similar to a mouse. Some are big,

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Capybara

The Capybara is known to be the largest rodent in existence. It weighs from 72 3/4 to 158 73/100 lbs and has a length of about 1/2 inch. This animal has a fat and heavy appearance, has a short head and muzzle and has no tail. The fur is pale to dark brown, but with

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