Florida Wild Hog Trapping and Removal

Florida Wild Hog Trapping and Removal

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Florida is a haven for tropical animal species, but the Sunshine State is also prime real estate for wild hogs. Also referred to as feral hogs, wild pigs, wild boars and sows, wild hogs are a danger to property, livestock, pets and people. Wild hogs should be trapped and removed from your residential or commercial property by a licensed and insured wildlife removal professional as soon as possible. Feral hogs multiply quickly, increasing the possibility of incurring property damage or sustaining a serious injury. Wildlife management companies provide professional hog control, tracking, trapping, and removal services throughout the state of Florida.

Feral Hogs

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Trapping Wild Hog

The presence of wild hogs should be taken seriously. Hogs are omnivores, eating both plants and animals, and have extremely sharp teeth. Never chase a hog off your property. They are definitely willing to attack and bite. Moreover, male hogs, or boars, also have sharp tusks capable of ripping flesh and severely injuring animals or people. Wild hogs have even been known to kill and eat pets and livestock. Call a qualified wildlife removal company the moment you see a wild hog near your home or business. Hogs will travel great distances to locate a reliable food supply. If they find food near your home or business, they will probably return.

Feral hogs can damage lawns, gardens and landscaping. They like to dig holes and root around in search of roots, grubs, insects and worms.

•Feral hogs can transmit diseases to pets, livestock and even humans.

•If you notice that a portion of your garden, lawn or landscaping is torn up, you may have been visited by a wild hog or armadillo.

•If you notice that your garbage cans have been overturned and garbage scattered here and there, you may have a hog or raccoon problem.

Wild Hog Trapping

Retaining a professional tracking and trapping company is the most effective means of locating and removing nuisance wild hogs. Only an experienced trapper has the knowledge and equipment to safely remove wild hogs, especially in cities and towns that don’t allow the use of firearms. Wildlife management companies often use trained and protected dogs when a hog becomes trap shy. The dogs help track and capture the nuisance hogs.

Nuisance wild hogs have been a problem in the Sunshine State for many years. Home and business owners have come to rely on the expertise of a professional feral hog removal specialist to guarantee the safety of landscaping, pets and people. One or more wild hogs can inflict significant damage in only a single night of feeding. Wild pigs are a real threat to children and employees. They are aggressive and dangerous animals. It isn’t at all unusual for wild pigs to suddenly attack people.

Get Hog Off My Property

Depending on the circumstances, it could take anywhere from one to 14 days to trap and remove a wild hog. Wild animals are naturally wary of people and traps. The hogs think that your yard belongs to them, not the other way around. Nuisance wild animals, including rats, poisonous toads, raccoons, opossums, skunks, armadillos, bats, birds, squirrels and more should be removed by a Florida wild animal removal specialist to guarantee the health and safety of family members, friends and employees.

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Gordon Ramsey Cooks Florida Python

TV celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay went to Florida with his son in order to, “see how they are ruining the ecosystem.” While he was there, SWFTMD reports, they along with others hunted and killed 3 burmese pythons and cooked one of them with a portable stove. It was reported by officials that  this brought the total number of pythons killed by the regional governing board up to 317.  Ramsay cooked the python on site “using a portable oven.” There is no information released yet on which recipe Gordon Ramsay used. As reported in Food and Wine.

In 2013 Florida launched a contest to see who could kill the highest number of pythons. According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, “Pythons can be humanely euthanized on private lands at any time with landowner permission and no permit is required. The FWC encourages people to remove pythons from private lands whenever possible.

Gordon Ramsey Cooks Burmese Python
Gordon Ramsey Cooks Burmese Python

How to Get Rid of Squirrels in the Attic

How to Get Rid of Squirrels in the Attic

We may get taken in with the antics of squirrels and how interesting and fun they look. But we should not forget the havoc that they can cause to an attic, your valuables or your family. If by chance you have an uninvited guest that is a squirrel, if not discovered quickly, you’ll have a much more difficult situation to deal with.

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Why does a squirrel LOVE my attic?

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Small Squirrel Resting on Brown Wood

There are several reasons why a squirrel might be drawn to an attic. Squirrels are looking for the best place they can survive and do well. An attic provides a place out of the elements where they can feel somewhat protected as attics are not normally traveled by humans. Attics tend to be dry and warm even if you are in a cold climate. It’s almost like a hotel has put out a shingle stating “come stay here and build your nest and you won’t be disturbed” none of your enemies or threats are here so step right up!

So how do I get rid of them?

The first thing you will have to do is to seal off the entire attic. Cover up holes and entry points that are wide enough for a squirrel to get through. If you have vents, cover them with a wire mesh guard. Next, you should locate any areas that are chewed that lead inside– with the exception of one area. That is where the little guy will exit, and where he will be trapped. Additionally, make sure to secure openings between the attic and everywhere else in your home. There are several other steps to do additionally. However, if you would like to call a professional, please feel free to contact us. 1-866-263-WILD.

For more information or a FREE ESTIMATE on squirrel removal please call 1-866-263-WILD or (941)729-2103 and speak with a trusted professional. We would like to be your local expert and learn about your current situation. Call us now! We specialize in humane wildlife trapping and we take pride in using the most advanced technology which is the least invasive to you and your property.

 

Signs that You Have Bats in Your House

Signs that You Have Bats in Your House

First of all, it is not the easiest thing to detect if you have any bats living in your home. Since they tend to be very quiet animals, you may only hear them if they are actually living/roosting in your walls. You could hear them, if they get disturbed by something like a slamming door or other loud noise.

Got bats?

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What does a bat sound like? A bat will make a small squeaking sound and also some crawling like scratching. This is likely to occur at dusk or dawn, when they are waking or returning to the roost.

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Bats Living in an Attic

Have you seen any bat droppings aka guano on your walls or windows? Bats tend to roost in the same place with other bats, and even the same place year after year. It is typical that a bats will leave guano droppings on the entrance to their roosts nightly.

How to tell? If you have noticed any of the above signals there is one last step for you to take.. When the sun is setting, take a chair out to your yard and have a seat. Look around at your home and just sit back and relax to watch for the bats leaving at night. If you do have bats, that is one way that you might possibly see them.

For more information or a FREE ESTIMATE on bat removal please call 1-866-263-WILD or (941)729-2103 and speak with a trusted professional. We would like to be your local expert and learn about your current situation. Call us now! We specialize in humane wildlife trapping and we take pride in using the most advanced technology which is the least invasive to you and your property.

Raccoon Breaks into Convertible and Gives Birth

Raccoon Breaks into Convertible and Gives Birth

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Sarasota, FL. — According to the Herald Tribune– some employees at an auto detailing shop in Manatee County Florida found a raccoon that had given birth in the backseat of a convertible!

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It was apparent that the mother had torn through a plastic cover on the car’s window, the article continued. Initially, they only found one baby in the car. However, since it is known that they usually give birth in multiple numbers they kept looking and looking for other babies. When they opened up the trunk, they did discover a second baby raccoon that was covered in water. The wildlife control organization stated that “I felt pretty bad for the owner of the car. They tore up the sun shades, chewed some shows and used the bathroom all over the place” After putting the raccoons in a kennel, he took them to the woods and released them.

Read the full story of the article here.

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How to Tell a Black Vulture from a Turkey Vulture

Did you know that there are 2 types of vultures that you are most likely to see in the state of Florida? They are the turkey vulture and the black vulture.

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Turkey vultures have a huge 6-foot wingspan and they catch thermals high in the sky. They soar with their wings in what is called a dihedral shape which is a shallow V and often will teeter totter back and forth or side to side. They have long shapes that look like fingers on the ends of their wings. While the front edge of the wings is black and the color gradients out into a light grey out to whit-ish. If you can see them up close, you will detect their bald reddish head.

When it comes to the black vulture, the easiest part to pick out that is different is the color of the feathers. On the black, only the tips of the wings are white-ish grey. Also, they hold their wings more straight across rather than level, so you will not observe the teeter-tottering that you would in the turkey. Also their tale is significantly more stubby. If you ever see the black and the turkey vulture cruising around together, the black’s wingspan is an easy foot shorter than the turkey’s. If you see them closer you will discover the black has a bald black head. and white legs.

Turkey and Black Vulture Credit: Wikimedia

Many times these birds can become nuisance animals. Particularly out in open ranges where there are structures or in suburban developments. Since they are creatures of habit– many birds will flock together and just return to the same dwellings and structures if there is food nearby. That is when you may need the skills of a nuisance wildlife control professional.

For more information or a FREE ESTIMATE on nuisance bird eradication, please call 1-866-263-WILD or (941)729-2103 and speak with a trusted professional. We would like to be your local expert and learn about your current situation. Call us now! We specialize in humane wildlife trapping and we take pride in using the most advanced technology which is the least invasive to you and your property.

 

Wild Pigs On the Increase

Wild Pigs On the Increase

Do you have a wild hog problem?

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Did you know that over the last 20 years that wild pigs have seriously been on the increase? Did you know that they are a threat to native wildlife and cause millions of dollars in damage each year to agriculture, forests, structures and even farming equipment each year?

It is true that wild pigs have been free ranging around in the Southeast of the US since Hernando Desoto brought them as food for the settlers back during the 16th century. But during the most recent 20 years, there has been quite an increase in the numbers of this nuisance animal.

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A Wild Hog Can Survive in Most Any Terrain

A little history is that prior to the 1990s the feral pigs spread in natural ways which resulted in the organic type pattern of an animal in the wild on the increase. But what has caused an unnatural increase is the amount of hunting. One thing that makes their numbers so stubborn is that they can survive in almost any environment. Feral pigs are nocturnal and very elusive. They eat mostly plants as well as insects, worms, small mammals and eggs of young birds. Another thing that is a problem is that they have 3-8 piglets per litter, start having litters at 6 months old and live for 2-3 years.

For more information or a FREE ESTIMATE on wild hog removal please call 1-866-263-WILD or (941)729-2103 and speak with a trusted professional. We would like to be your local expert and learn about your current situation. Call us now! We specialize in humane wildlife trapping and we take pride in using the most advanced technology which is the least invasive to you and your property.

Raccoons are Bold and are Good Swimmers! [Manatee County Removal]

Raccoons are Bold and are Good Swimmers!

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Raccoons are usually not intimidated by people and they are also good at swimming. Combine those two traits together and you are at risk of losing your munchies. That is what this paddle boarder found out near the shore line of a North American river.  This paddlers amazement turned into fear when she observed the raccoon swimming out toward her kayak. All of a sudden, he grabbed her knapsack full of treats and she had to engage in a tug of war to get them back! After a real minor altercation and a gentle bonk on the head, the raccoon stepped away in defeat. Not to worry fella, there are always plenty of garbage cans out there that won’t fight with you! Check out our post on how to keep raccoons out of trash cans here!  

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Do you have an issue with raccoons?

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Signs that an Opossum is on the Scene [Bradenton Trappers]

What are the signs that identify that an Opossum is on the Scene. There are numerous ways to identify that an Opossum has caused problems in your Bradenton home or vicinity. Although they are not considered an aggressive animal, they will take advantage of opportunities and are adaptive and resourceful. As a result, they will eat whatever they can find and get shelter anywhere they like, even if they move in uninvited to your home! Because of this, we are going to explain some ways to easily recognize the damage caused by this animal.

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Opossum in Trash Can

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1. Disheveled trash, planters or animal feeders
2. Compost that has gone missing
3. Chicken coops that have been robbed of their eggs or chicks
4. Insulation and/or ductwork that is seperated/torn
5. Paw tracks which are front feet with five toes all having visible claws – see picture

 

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Pilfered Trash Signs of a Racoon
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The footprints on an opossum.
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Torn Insulation

For more information or a FREE ESTIMATE on opossum removal in Bradenton or a surrounding area please call 1-866-263-WILD or (941)729-2103 and speak with a trusted professional. We would like to be your local expert and learn about your current situation. Call us now! We specialize in humane wildlife trapping and we take pride in using the most advanced technology which is the least invasive to you, the animal and your property.