Snake Sightings in Howard County on the Rise

Despite chilly temperatures since the second week in March pest control companies in Howard County have been flooded with calls from scared homeowners with snakes on their property. Howard Counties leading snake experts from Mid-Atlantic Wildlife Control have been busy responding to snake removal calls in Columbia, Ellicott City, Elkridge, and Jessup. Most of the…

The Black Rat and the Black Plague

During the 14th century, Europe experienced a pandemic that has been known for centuries as the Black Plague. From grade school and on, we have believed that the cause of this pandemic that took the lives of over 100 million Europeans began with the black rat. It has always been taught that the black rat…