Simply so, what animals eat pests?
A List of Insect-Eating Mammals
- Bats. Vampire bats — those that feed on blood — may be the most familiar to the popular imagination, but they are hardly representative of the more than 900 bat species.
- Anteaters, Armadillos and Aardvarks.
- Shrews and Tenrecs.
- Omnivorous Mammals.
One may also ask, what animal is eating my green bean plants? When green bean buds disappear entirely, animals may be to blame. Several mammals enjoy tender buds and other young bean parts. Deer, rabbits and squirrels may dine selectively on tiny buds.
One may also ask, what insect is eating my plants?
Sucking insects poke tiny holes in leaves and draw the juices out of them. Common sucking insects include aphids, squash bugs, and spider mites. Spray your plants diligently with insecticide, as sucking insects can breed so rapidly a single application often isn’t enough.
What animal is eating my broccoli plants?
Above ground, cabbage worms feed on young and maturing plants, as do aphids. If the damage is more extensive, chances good that an animal such as a rabbit, a gopher or even a deer is chomping on broccoli foliage and the broccoli heads.