Brasure’s Pest Control – Wildlife on Delmarva


ONE IS YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN YOU’RE GOING TO GOING TO COME ACROSS CREEPY CRAWLERS. THIS GUY DOES NOT BIND THE SLITHERING THIS IS RUSSELL. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. OKAY. LET’S START OFF WITH THE BLACK SNAKE. WHAT TO DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE BLACK SNAKE?>> IT’S THE MOST POPULAR SNAKE. IT’S THE MOST ABUNDANT SNAKE. IT IS A CONSTRICTOR. THEY ARE GREAT. THAT YOU RODENTS.>>JIMMY: NOT TOO MUCH YOU SEE ON THE ROAD.>>LISA: THAT ONE LOOKS LIKE HE IS SUNNING HIMSELF? WE HAVE THREE SPECIES OF BLACK SNAKE. ONE IS THE BLACK RAT SNAKE WHICH IS THE ONLY MONITOR. THEN WE HAVE THE BLACK RACERS WHICH THEY ARE JET BLACK AND SHINY, BUT THEY ARE VERY AGGRESSIVE SNAKES. AND THEN YOU HAVE THE BLACK KING SNAKE, THE EASTERN KING SNAKE. EVERY SNAKE HAS A PURPOSE, THE KING SNAKE IS THE KING OF ALL SNAKES. THEY ARE VENOMOUS. THE COPPERHEAD YOU FIND IN THIS ACTUALLY FEED ON THE AKE WILL COPPERHEADS AND OTHER SNAKES.>>JIMMY: I WANT TO MAKE SURE I GET THIS RIGHT. YOU SAY THE BLACK SNAKE IS A CONSTRICTOR WHICH MEANS IT IS NOT POISONOUS.>> THEY WILL BITE, BUT THEY ARE NOT POISONOUS.>>LISA: THE THREE SNAKES THAT YOU MENTION, THE BLACK RAT SNAKE, THE BLACK SNAKE AND THE KING, NONE OF THESE ARE POISONOUS.>>JIMMY: BUT THEY ARE AGGRESSIVE. RACER COME AT MY FACE. THEY ARE JET BLACK, SHINY WITH A SMALL FACE. THEY ARE SUPER AGGRESSIVE. THEY WILL COME AFTER YOU. THE BLACK RAT SNAKE WHICH IS THE MOST COMMON, PEOPLE WILL THEY BITE IF YOU GRAB A SNAKE? YES. THEY WILL BITE BUT EVERYTHING HAS A PURPOSE. THE BLACK RAT SNAKE, THEY LOVE >>JIMMY: WHICH IS GOOD.>> A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY YOU ARE CRAZY. I WOULD RATHER HAVE A SNAKE IN MY HOUSE AND AROUND MY HOUSE.>>LISA: BUT THEY ARE NOT GOING TO EAT YOUR DOG?>> NO.>>LISA: [LAUGHTER] >>JIMMY: THAT’S IMPORTANT. WHAT ARE SNAKES, HAVE WE CUT WATER STINKS?>> WE HAVE THE NORTHERN WATER SNAKE THAT YOU SEE ALONG THE BANK. NON- ANIMUS, THEY ARE COTTONMOUTH THERE ARE NO COMMON MOUSE. THEY ARE NON-ANIMUS. NON- VENOMOUS.>>LISA: I HAVE NOT SEEN ONE ON DELMARVA.>>JIMMY: YOU WILL SEE THEM?>> YOU WILL SEE THEM AROUND THE WATER. THE COTTONMOUTH IS VENOMOUS OR A WATER MOCCASIN. A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY IS THIS A WATER MOCCASIN? NO.>>LISA: THEY BITE.>> CORRECT.>>JIMMY: THEY STING.>> ONE OF THE DEFENSES IS THEY EXCRETE AN OLDER WHICH YOU WILL KNOW WHEN YOU SMELL IT. EITHER.: I DIDN’T KNOW THAT >>JIMMY: HOW IF WE DON’T KNOW WHAT IT IS? WHAT CAN WE DO?>> VISUALS. VENOMOUS, A LOT OF VENOMOUS HAVE A TRIANGULAR HEAD. NON-VENOMOUS, THEY HAVE A SMALLER HEAD WITH NON-SOLICITED PUPILS. REFER BACK TO THE INTERNET. THEY HAVE A LOT OF PICTURES ON DIFFERENT SNAKE SPECIES OR CONTACT US AND WE ARE WILLING TO HELP. THE TRIANGULAR HEAD AND THERE ARE NOT MANY AROUND HERE?>> IT’S A SMALL POPULATION. SUSSEX COUNTY, TOWARD THE WEST HAS A SMALL POPULATION AS WELL AS THE SALISBURY AREA. YOU ARE MORE THAN LIKELY TO SEE YOUR BLACK RAT, BLACK RACERS. THE BLACK RAT SNAKES, THE JUVENILES, ARE GREAT TO BLACK PATTERNS. A LOT OF PEOPLE, IT’S A >>LISA: WE TALKED ABOUT SNAKES. LET’S MOVE ON TO SPIDERS WHICH I DO NOT LIKE SPIDERS. BUT SPIDERS I DO NOT LIKE. WHAT IS THE BIGGEST THREAT HERE ON DELMARVA?>> THE LARGEST THREAT IS YOUR BLACK WIDOWS WHICH ARE LIKE DARKENED UG AREA SUCH AS CRAWLSPACES IN THE CORNER OF YOUR GARAGE, NOW, THEIR BITE IS PAINFUL. I HAVE NEVER BEEN BIT. BUT ALWAYS WEAR GLOVES OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. KEEP AWAY FROM THOSE. THERE IS A RISK OF GETTING BIT >>JIMMY: IS THE RECLUSE A PROBLEM?>> THEY ARE NOT NATIVE TO THIS AREA, BUT THEY SAY THERE IS A SMALL POPULATION HERE. I HAVE NEVER RAN AGAINST ONE OF THEM. I DON’T CARE TO, PERSONALLY. THEY DO LIVE IN THE SAME AREAS AS YOUR BLACK WIDOWS, IN THE DARKENED AND SHE CRAWLSPACES.>>JIMMY: BE CAREFUL.>>LISA: THERE IS A BENEFIT TO HAVING THEM AROUND. THE EAT INSECTS, RIGHT?>> THE EAT OTHER INSECTS.>>LISA: ALL RIGHT. SQUIRRELS. WE WERE HAVING CREEPY CRAWLEY SQUIRRELS? THEY ARE ADORABLE.>> THEY ARE UNTIL THEY ARE IN YOUR ATTIC.>>LISA: OKAY. [LAUGHTER] >> WE DEAL WITH THE SQUIRRELS AND HOUSES. THEY NOT ON ELECTRIC WIRES RISKS FROM RODENTS.NTIFIED >>JIMMY: IS THIS WORLD DAMAGE?>> THAT IS A SQUIRREL DAMAGE. THAT IS THE RIGHT TO BUY 10.>>LISA: OH MY GOODNESS!>> IF YOU ARE THINKING OF A WIRE, >>LISA: THAT IS AMAZING. I DID NOT KNOW THAT.>>JIMMY: BEAVERS.>> BEAVERS. FLOODING ROADS, A LOT OF DAMAGE TO TREES. WE’VE HAD A LOT OF CALLS FROM FLOODING ROADS OUT AND DESTROYING ROADS AND WE HAVE TO REMOVE THE BEAVERS.>>JIMMY: I BET YESTERDAY WAS A MESS.>>LISA: I’VE SEEN BEAVERS AROUND. LET’S MOVE ON TO RACCOON ‘S.>> VERY CUTE. BANDED FACES. EVERYBODY THINKS THEY ARE CUTE UNTIL THEY ARE IN THE ATTIC. A LOT OF RACCOONS WILL COME IN AND DESTROY A HOUSE. YOU CAN SEE THE PICTURES THAT CAME FROM LOCAL AREAS. THEY BREATHE IN THERE. THEY WILL HAVE BABIES AND THEIR FECES CAN CARRY ROUNDWORMS WHICH THE ROUNDWORMS CAN BE TRANSFERRED TO HUMAN. THERE IS THE DUCTWORK JUST BLOWING AIR INTO THE HOUSE. THEIR FECES IS RIGHT THERE AS WELL. AND THAT IS BLOWING INTO YOUR HOUSE.>>JIMMY: I’M STARTING TO GET CREEPED OUT.>>LISA: AND WE’RE NOT EVEN TOUCHING ON THEM BEING RABBIT.>> THERE IS RABIES.>>JIMMY: WHAT ABOUT BATS? CREATURES. THEY ARE FEDERALLY PROTECTED. THIS IS MATERNITY SEASON FOR BATS. STARTING IN SPRING UNTIL SEPTEMBER IS THERE BREEDING SEASON, WHICH DNR AND OFFICIAL WILDLIFE SAYS DON’T DO EVICTIONS DURING THIS TIME. BECAUSE THERE ARE FLIGHT RISK BABIES AT THIS TIME. SO BEING FEDERALLY PROTECTED WE ONLY HAVE TO DO EXCLUSION METHODS ONLY. CORRECT.ING THE BATS OUT IT STARTS IN SEPTEMBER, THE EVICTIONS BUT THERE ARE DISEASES AND STUFF THAT GOES ALONG THE BACK OF WELL.>>LISA: AND YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT ANIMALS BEING FEDERALLY PROTECTED. BACK TO THE COPPERHEADS, THEY ARE PROTECTED AND PARTS OF DELMARVA?>> CORRECT. SUSSEX COUNTY HAS A SMALL PROTECTED. WHICH THEY ARE >>LISA: YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO KILL THEM.>> YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO KILL THEM BECAUSE THE POPULATION IS SO SMALL.>>LISA: RIGHT. SO WHEN YOUR BUSINESS, YOU PROBABLY SEE A LOT OF CRAZY THINGS. HAVE YOU GOT A CRAZY STORY FOR US?>> WE GET THIS QUESTION A LOT. WE SOME OF THE CRAZIER THINGS I THINK ARE THE PEOPLE RATHER THAN THE ANIMALS, PERSONALLY.>>LISA: [LAUGHTER] >>JIMMY: SO NO REAL GOOD, JUICY, PERSONAL YOU WON’T BELIEVE THIS ONE STORY?>> NOT REALLY. SOME OF THE DIRTIER JOBS WE DO OUR AT ANIMAL CLEANUP.>>JIMMY: YOU’VE GOT TO DO WHAT YOU GOT TO DO.

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