Natural Predators for Pests - PEST UK

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Natural Predators for Pests

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Natural Predators for Pests:
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The pests that trouble us the most, like bedbugs, fleas, ants and mice, should all have natural predators, but who are they and where are they now? There may be some insect predators for bed bugs and obviously rodents, birds and larger insects would eat them if they came across them (see list below) but there are no natural predators that you could put in your bedroom if you had bed bugs!


Here is a list of some of the more common household pests and their natural predators:

Bedbugs – cockroaches, ants, spiders and mites

  • Cockroaches – toads, frogs, beetles, geckos and iguanas.
  • Ants – scavenger beetles, parasitic mites, wasps, spiders, mice and birds
  • Fleas – ants, spiders and beetles
  • Rats and Mice – Weasels and ferrets are natural predators in the wild, but domestic cats and dogs can be effective too.
  • Wasps – Praying Mantis, some birds and dragonflies

Natural Predators for Pests
Some of those predators are probably more scary than their prey to us humans, not to mention a little tricky to get hold of, so our best hope is to make sure our homes are a unattractive as possible to these pests, and avoid having to deal with them at all.



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