California is home to more than 25 species of bats. Whether you are a bat enthusiast or have had bats roosting on your property, you may wonder about the migratory or hibernation behavior of these important pollinators and controllers of insect populations.
Bats in Southern California keep insect populations in check and are pollinators and seed spreaders, and all these are essential ecosystem roles. However, bats also carry diseases dangerous to public health, which is why it’s so important to ensure their removal if you find evidence of these wild animals in your home.
The coyote is a member of the dog family and, in the state of California, coyote sightings are common. In fact, coyote populations are estimated at 250,000 to 750,000 individuals in Southern California alone. Here’s what you need to know about this smart and adaptable animal.