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Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Glis glis (edible dormouse)

Frequently asked questions about glis glis (edible dormouse):

You need a license to kill glis glis therefore you should seek professional pest control advice when dealing with a glis glis problems.

The most effective method of pest control for glis glis is to prevent them from gaining access to your home to begin with. You can stop Glis glis from getting into your home by ensuring gaps and holes are blocked up and remove overhanging trees and vegetation from the side of your house.

Seek professional pest control help to get rid of glis glis. PESTUK are licenced to undertake treatments to trap, bait and remove Glis Glis.

Glis glis originate from mainland Europe.

Glis glis can be very vocal, making a croaky rasping sound. They also use high pitched squeaks and teeth chattering to communicate.

Edible dormice are primarily herbivorous, feeding mainly on berries, apples, and nuts. However, they are adaptable and have also been known to eat bark, leaves, flowers, invertebrates, and even eggs.

Edible dormice gnaw continuously to keep their teeth honed and can create fire risks by chewing through electricity cables.