What animals are considered vermin?
Various small animals or insects, such as rats or cockroaches, that are destructive, annoying, or injurious to health.
Vermin means animals that are destructive and/or a nuisance to humans. Bats tend not to get particularly noticed by humans at all, so that label don't fit too well. But I guess they could be considered vermin if they got into your attic. They're definitely not rodents, that's rats, rabbits etc - a completely different set of animals.
Vermin is defined as wild mammals and birds that are believed to be harmful to crops, farm animals, or game, or that carry disease, e.g., foxes, rodents, and insect pests. It is a matter of local opinion. Skunks perform a valuable service by helping control rodents and insect pests but some might consider them as vermin as they can carry rabies.
No but it is a bear NO - Websters defines a vermin as: "a: small common harmful or objectionable animals (as lice or fleas) that are difficult to control. b: Birds and mammals that prey on game. c: animals that at a particular time and place compete (as for food) with humans or domestic animals" Examples of VERMIN The room was crawling with roaches and other vermin. A raccoon would be a poor fit for…
Guinea pigs are usually considered pets. Vermin is usually an animal that ends up in what us humans think of as "the wrong Place", or in too big numbers. Mice, living in the wild aren't vermin. When they raid the pantry in a cabin they become vermin. Guinea pigs could become vermin, if they were to go feral someplace and breed to a large population.
People poison animals for their own selfish reasons. Maybe they want to test out a new drug or just to see what would kill an animal. The government is using our taxes to kill small animals! Join the help now at ASPCA.com Some are poisoned because they are considered vermin and destroy crops and damage livestock. This is also done to cull a population of certain species if it become to great.