People might see more rodents amid coronavirus outbreak
A pest control company said people might notice more rodents, mice, and rats.
Orkin said the reasons include simply being home more often and because restaurants aren’t throwing out leftovers or other food. Rodents would then have to travel further to find food.
“If you take away one of those things it is increased stress,” said Chelle Hartzer of Orkin. “That increased level of stress will cause them to try and find the resources they need.”
Hartzer says homeowners can check around their homes and seal small holes where rodents could sneak in and trim bushes where rodents might try to live.