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Animals and Their Fall Behavior

The colder days are fastly approaching as we start to leave the summer days. We will start to see the leaves change color and feel a chill in the air. That’s how most of us recognize a change in the season, things also change in each season for animals as well. Read on to find out how different times of year have an affect on animals. 


Animals Are Fall Lovers Too!


Fall lovers, it’s time to celebrate! Your season is just getting started. While there is alot to rejoice about when it comes to the cooler weather, there are a few things that change. This is the time of year when a lot of animals fall behavior starts as they figure out their hibernating situations. These animals have been trained to live in the elements for months on end, and it’s quite impressive. So their behavior tends to change around this time as they will be less active, move around at a slower pace, and bury themselves where they see fit. 


Animals Fall Behavior

The Hibernation


It is pretty well known that most animals hibernate. Bears, raccoons, rabbits, and more. BUt did you know that frogs and bats do that as well? If you thought bats were hard to spot, it may be even more difficult during this time. You’ll also probably see less frogs hopping about. 

A surprising amount of animals hibernate during the winter. You will see less and less of most animals. One major reason for this is they have such a significant change in body temperature, that it can not be regulated unless they hibernate.


Big Changes


When the seasons change, climate change has a big effect on animals. When the cold and the cold air starts to break, it makes it incredibly difficult for animals to be able to understand what they need to do in order to adapt to these changes. Their intuition and instincts are not as sharp. Unfortunately, that can end badly for the animals as they may not have what it takes to survive. 



Shumaker’s Animal Control has over 25 years of experience in the animal and pest control field. We know how animals can change their behavior in the fall. Whatever the problem may be, we can help remedy the situation and restore your home or yard back to a safe and habitable place. Give us a call at (443) 854-8072 or contact us online today to see how we can help you!


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