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Title:
Outwitting mice and other rodents
Author:
Adler, Bill, Jr., 1957-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Lyons Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
160 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781585740048
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

From mice in the pantry to rats on the rafters, the bestselling author of "Outwitting Critters" provides dependable, practical advice and innovative methods to help readers get rid of their rodent problems for good. Illustrations throughout.


Author Notes

Bill Adler, Jr. is the author of over a dozen books. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and two children.

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Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Chapter 1. Rodents in the United Statesp. 9
How They Got Here
Why Rodents Exist
Population Explosion
Chapter 2. Humans and Rodentsp. 17
Some People Like Rodents
Rodents on the Silver Screen
Rodents in Literature
Rodents as Pets
Chapter 3. What Is a Rodent?p. 29
Species
Rats
Mice
Gray Squirrel
Red Squirrel
Muskrats
Beavers
Voles
Lemmings
Porcupines
Chipmunks
Prairie Dogs
Gophers
Marmots
Weird Rodents That Would Be Scary to Have Anywhere Near Your Home
Animals That People Think Are Rodents but Are Not
Chapter 4. Attack of the Rodents: When Your Home Becomes Their Homep. 77
How to Tell If You Have a Problem
When You Live in an Apartment
When Your Home Is a House
Dangers of Rodent Infestation
Chapter 5. Strategies for Eliminating Themp. 93
How to Make Sure You Never Get Them--or Get Them Back
Mice and Rats
Squirrels and Chipmunks
Porcupines
Beavers
Prairie Dogs
Gardens
Chapter 6. List of Stratagemsp. 137
Chapter 7. Productsp. 149
Referencesp. 155
Indexp. 157

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