How Do Mice Enter Homes 

How Do Mice Enter Homes 

It can be stressful and frustrating to find mice in your house. It is even worse when you realize you have no idea how they got in or how to prevent more from entering. You need not worry because the experts at Radar Pest Control will guide you through the most common...
Leptospirosis and Rodents

Leptospirosis and Rodents

Leptospirosis is a dangerous disease that can spread from animals to humans. It is commonly contracted via infected animal urine that may be found in contaminated water or soil. Here in Australia, leptospirosis is most often found in tropical and subtropical areas...
How to Tell the Difference Between Ants and Termites?

How to Tell the Difference Between Ants and Termites?

Ants and termites are remarkably similar in many ways. They both live in colonies with a caste system consisting of a queen and king, a reproductive class, workers, and soldiers. They are also similar in size and appearance. Being able to accurately identify if the...
The Difference Between Wasps and Hornets

The Difference Between Wasps and Hornets

Do you have wasps around your home? Or are they really hornets? Is there even a difference?  The terms wasp and hornet are often used interchangeably in colloquial speech, but there actually are some differences. In this article, we will help to set the record...
Billions of Rats

Billions of Rats

Rats are believed to be the most numerous mammals on earth, with billions of them alive today. Here on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, we have two main species of rats that cause trouble for homes and businesses, the roof rat and the Norway rat. Rats are known to...
The 5 Best Ways to Get Rid of Roaches

The 5 Best Ways to Get Rid of Roaches

Eastern Australia is home to a variety of roaches that cause homeowners and businesses all kinds of trouble. Roaches live in and eat garbage, sewage, crumbs, and much more. When they enter your home, they can spread bacteria and germs to you and your family. Getting...
How Do Insects Breathe?

How Do Insects Breathe?

Like humans, insects require oxygen to live. They also produce and get rid of carbon dioxide as a waste product from cellular respiration. That is as far as the similarities between insect and human breathing go. Insects do not have lungs and do not transport oxygen...
Funnel Web Spider Antivenom

Funnel Web Spider Antivenom

Recently a video of a funnel web egg sac posted by the Australian Reptile Park went viral and shone light on the spider venom program run by the park. The Australian Reptile Park’s mission is one of education and tourism, but also the collection of venom from deadly...