Untamed Lowcountry

Untamed Lowcountry

OCEARCH to study, tag great white sharks off Hilton Head coast starting this week

Shark researchers at OCEARCH will set sail around Hilton Head in the next three weeks to capture, tag, and release great white sharks as part of Expedition Lowcountry, the organization’s 28th mission. The mission will gather data on the ecology, physiology, and behavior of mature great white sharks in the Atlantic Ocean.

Untamed Lowcountry

'They're cute until they're in your house': Flying squirrels a major pest in Lowcountry

Having lost habitat as a result of Hurricane Matthew, flying squirrels have increasingly become a pest to homeowners in the Lowcountry, say experts at Hilton Head-based Island Pest Control. Among their habits: nesting in attics, leaving droppings, and chewing on electrical wires. Here's how to keep the squirrels out of your home. Video of the (some think) cute critters slipping through a vent in a home on the island, provided by Island Pest Control. Feb. 22, 2017.

Outdoors

Meet the English huntsman with a nose for foxes and a love of hounds

Huntsman Martyn Blackmore can trace his hunting roots back three generations. He’s the keeper of the hounds at foxhunting club Lowcountry Hunt’s Jacksonboro kennels — a pressure-packed job. He has to make sure his hounds can sniff out foxes and coyotes while ensuring the horseback riders behind him have a good gallop around plantations in Beaufort and Jasper counties.

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'They're cute until they're in your house': Flying squirrels a major pest in Lowcountry

Having lost habitat as a result of Hurricane Matthew, flying squirrels have increasingly become a pest to homeowners in the Lowcountry, say experts at Hilton Head-based Island Pest Control. Among their habits: nesting in attics, leaving droppings, and chewing on electrical wires. Here's how to keep the squirrels out of your home. Video of the (some think) cute critters slipping through a vent in a home on the island, provided by Island Pest Control. Feb. 22, 2017.
Island Pest Control
'They're cute until they're in your house': Flying squirrels a major pest in Lowcountry 0:40

'They're cute until they're in your house': Flying squirrels a major pest in Lowcountry

Is your dog scratching and scratching and scratching? Try these three tips from local vet 0:43

Is your dog scratching and scratching and scratching? Try these three tips from local vet

Woah! Video captures monster 16-foot manta ray caught off Hilton Head coast 0:47

Woah! Video captures monster 16-foot manta ray caught off Hilton Head coast

Orange alligator spotted in South Carolina, nicknamed 'Trump-A-Gator' 0:45

Orange alligator spotted in South Carolina, nicknamed 'Trump-A-Gator'