Just like you and I, wild animals are also affected by the heavy rain and wind from Tropical storm Isaac. Raccoons and opossums frequently find shelter from storms in attics and crawlspaces that are easily accessible. Properly securing common animal entry points around your home will prevent costly property damage caused by wildlife. Read more
You homes insulation is not something you think about often if even at all. If you’ve had any animal in your attic, than you also have their urine, droppings, and the parasites they carry. Your attics insulation may also be significantly compacted depending on the animal species and length of time they lived in your attic. These serious issues should be addressed as soon as possible to prevent potentially serious health concerns and dramatically increased monthly utility costs.
If you’re having a rat problem, your first thought might be to use rat poison. Unfortunately, poisoning rats is the least effective and most problematic rat control method. Using rat poison to solve a rat problem is like using duct tape to patch a leaky pipe. In almost all cases, it will cost you far less to have the rats trapped and the entry points permanently sealed than the potential long term costs of using poison. So what problems can you expect to have if you decide to use rat poison?
I have some great news for those who have been living with bats in your attic during the annual bat exclusion “closed season”. The closed season, which began April 16th, will officially end August 14th. I am very excited that we can finally help those customers who have been patiently waiting for the “season” to open and get the bats out of their attic for good!
Tropical Storm Debby is responsible for more than just rising water levels. The heavy rains Debby dropped on Central Florida are forcing critters all over to search for higher ground. Over the past few days, we have seen a significant increase in calls about raccoons, opossums, and even rodents getting into people’s homes and attics.
Displaced wildlife can be seen during unusual hours of the day, and also be seen in unusual places. Is you seen an animal in your yard, it’s best to call a professional wildlife removal company. It can be difficult to tell if an animal is wandering around due to the excessive rain, or if they have been exposed to rabies.
The future of Florida’s largest native land mammal will be on the table Wednesday as the state wildlife commission votes whether to remove the Florida black bear from the state’s list of threatened species.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a seven-member board appointed by the governor, will conduct its two-day meeting in Palm Beach Gardens, with the controversial question of the bear scheduled for the first day.
This video shows two black bears wrestling on the front lawn on a Longwood, FL home. In the video, the bears are play-fighting on the ground and later on while standing up. This goes on for a few minutes and then both bears go their separate ways.
The bears were seen on Tammy Snell’s lawn. Longwood residents say the don’t want to see the animals removed and relocated somewhere else. Residents say “Bears are just part of the scenery for the area. We moved into their area. It’s really like living in a zoo.”