Latin Family Name: Sciuridae
Color: Brown or Tan
Digestive Tract: Yes
Length: 7–10 cm mostly
Weight: 10 g (0.35 Oz)
How to get rid of this?.
To get rid of pest problem under control, inspection is the first and foremost step.
Squirrel are the small or medium-size rodents. The family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots (including woodchucks), flying squirrels, and prairie dogs. Squirrels are indigenous to the Americas, Eurasia, and Africa, and have been introduced to Australia & Canada.
Squirrel droppings can be a source of Leptospirosis and salmonella. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection which can manifest as a mild flu- like illness characterized by headache, aches and pains along with chills. This mild form of the disease is the most common. However if the condition becomes more serious then life threatening symptoms may develop including organ failure and internal bleeding. Mild doses of leptospiros can be treated with antibiotics but more severe cases my require hospital admission. This infection is a typical incidence of what you can get with squirrel dung.
If you find any squirrel or other pest related problems in your home or at any accommodation, we offer a call out service to deal with.
Commonly Found in: Near food/kitchen
How to spot: Look near food outside and inside
Damages: Spoils food
How to terminate Squirrels: A combination of eco-friendly chemicals recommended and fumigated by Green Pest’s certified professionals
Treatment duration: It can be weekly, biweekly or monthly depending upon the infestation.
Inspection and observation: Annual inspection after complete termination