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Old 08-20-2009, 08:15 PM
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and what about rodents and reptiles, do they become a problem?
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Old 08-21-2009, 04:26 AM
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No.....if you're thinking rodents like in New York we don't have that here.........there are few, very very few instances of that type of stuff and usually in bad run down areas. I lived in FL for the last 8 years, last 2 in Tampa and I saw alligators here for the first time; this was once of them... (http://tiny.cc/GvPF6)....if you don't mess with them they won't mess with you, if you live close to a pond (like we do) and you get one closer to your house, just call animal service and they'll come and pick him/her up. No big deal, if you want to make boots yourself, you may have problems as I don't think they surrender peacefully! LOLOL

Other than that we do have pest control for bugs, and the tiny lizards which are really cute and very afraid of us.

We never had wild life issues ever.....in more remote locations I hear there are snakes (Valrico, Ruskin, Apollo Beach, maybe north far away into Land O Lakes.......) the general rule is that if you don't bother them they won't bother you but don't picture it like we walk from our car t the store and all these animals walk with us....not the case at all.
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Old 08-21-2009, 07:27 AM
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Originally Posted by caligrown3 View Post
I like the sounds of that. Tampa is really sounding nice. One of my main concerns is the job market.
What is Tampa like compared to Orange County in California?
As far as what - are you talking about jobs? If so, as mentioned earlier, the job market is tough all over Florida right now. Probably only slightly better than California. If you are asking about other comparisons, we need more specifics.
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Old 08-21-2009, 02:30 PM
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Sorry for the confusion, I meant as far something similar to how things are in Orange County of here. My cousin wanted to know this, she stays in the OC and is considering a move as well.
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