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What's in Your Car? Ants, Debugged.

Ants in the car: it's more common than you'd ever realize! Our Resident Wildlife Expert, Dr. Kieran LIndsey, critiques Tom and Ray's answer to caller Mara-- and offers some non-boooogus advice.

Today: Can Megan Beat the Birds?

Megan's Ford Focus is a target for all the neighborhood birds, and she's tired of washing the car every week. How can she get the birds to do their business elsewhere? Read Tom and Ray's suggestions right here.  

Is Your Car Prone to Poop? (Bird Poop, That Is.)

What color car do birds "tag" the most? We've got the study results!

I Spy... Volvo's Animal Avoidance System (about Two Years Down the Road)

Frequently find yourself eye-to-eye with Bullwinkle? Car Talk’s Wildlife Guru reports on a unique, new safety feature that just might prevent an accident.

Scream & Swerve No More?

Volvo replaces "scream and swerve" animal avoidance with something a bit more high tech. Details, this way.

Roadside Safari

Ever wonder why road trips are such a great opportunity to spot wildlife? Dr. Kieran Lindsay has answers. 

Is Mouse Eviction a Mechanic's Job?

Sam's mechanic spotted a mouse nest inside his engine during an oil change. Sam was surprised to find the nest still intact when he picked up his van after the service. Should the mechanic have removed the nest? Tom and Ray weigh in on rodent eviction and more, right here.

Wranglers Escort Gremlins

Dr. Kieran Lindsey, Car Talk Wildlife Guru, explores the animal-vehicle attraction conundrum that rears its head each spring.

Mazda recall due to... Spiders?!

This sounds too bizarre to be true. Fortunately, our Wildlife Guru, Kieran Lindsey, graciously agreed to untangle the web for us wildlife morons at Car Talk Plaza. Here's what she found out.

Is there an antifreeze I can use that isn't toxic to animals?

I'm not a rocket scientist just a veterinarian but I can't figure this one out.

Rocket Fuel