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A raccoon can seem cute, cuddly and adorable, though the fact is that the raccoon can carry a multitude of diseases and ringworm that can be potentially life threatening to humans. These masked bandits can also cause havoc in homes and business when the invade them.

A Raccoon at Cologne Zoo Français : Un Raton L...
A Raccoon at Cologne Zoo Français : Un Raton Laveur Español: Uno Mapache Italiano: Un procione lavatore Português: Guaxinim Română: Un raton Русский: Енот-полоскун в Кёльнском зоопарке Suomi: Pesukarhu vesialtaan äärellä Kölnin eläintarhassa Svenska: tvättbjörn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A female raccoon will find the safest and most secure place to have baby raccoons when they are pregnant. Often a pregnant female raccoon will tear into roofs to gain access to the attic space that can provide the security she is looking for. The damage caused can be expensive. Insurance companies can sometimes cover costs involved in raccoon damage and attic restoration. Make sure to contact an insurance agent to see about coverage.

Licensed raccoon removal or wildlife removal companies such as The Wildlife Professionals can complete raccoon removal and control. These raccoon removal experts can humanely trap and remove the raccoon that is causing the conflict. Once the raccoon is removed from the attic a bio clean or attic restoration can be done. This is the process of removing the raccoon droppings (poop) and all contaminated insulation.

Trapping a raccoon on your own can be dangerous. Upon release a raccoon can decide to attack the person who has released it. A bite from a raccoon cannot only injure the flesh but can also introduce disease and bacteria to the affected area causing a potentially life threatening out come.

Raccoons can be found under outbuildings, under decks, in crawlspaces, in chimney, in the eaves, in the garage, and in the attic space. In fact most of wildlife removal calls are because of a raccoon in the attic. Racoon trapping, raccoon removal and raccoon control.

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Raccoons are round, fuzzy creatures with bushy tails and a black mask of fur that covers their eye area. These animals may look like cute, cuddly bandits, but they can be quite fearsome when approached.聽
Size
Raccoons are about as big as small dogs. They grow to about 23 to 37 inches (60 to 95 centimeters) and weigh 4 to 23 lbs. (1.8 to 10.4 kilograms), according to聽National Geographic.
Habitat
Raccoons are found in North and Central America, Europe and Japan. They are very adaptable, so they live in a wide range of climates and habitats. They typically make homes, called dens, in trees or caves, though they will also make homes in barns, abandoned vehicles and other man-made locations, according to聽New Hampshire Public Television.
Though raccoons are more than happy to make human areas their homes, they can be vicious when approached by humans. Humans should be particuarlly cautious of approaching raccoons because they are common carriers of rabies, roundworms and leptospirosis, according to聽The Human Society. Most experts do not recommend having a raccoon as a pet.聽
Habits
Raccoons are not very social creatures. They are nocturnal and sleep during the day. During the winter, they tend to sleep more, but they do not hibernate in the traditional sense. They simply sleep while their bodies live off stored fat. They lose around 50 percent of their body weight during the winter, according to the University of Michigan’s聽Animal Diversity Web(ADW).聽
Though these animals look like the outlaws of the outdoors, raccoons are very clean creatures. They are known to wash their food in streams and even dig latrines in areas they frequent regularly.聽
Diet
As omnivores, raccoons eat vegetation and meat. The vegetation in their diet consists of cherries, apples, acorns, persimmons, berries, peaches, citrus fruits, plums, wild grapes, figs, watermelons, beech nuts, corn and walnuts. When it comes to meat, raccoons consume more invertebrates than vertebrates, according to the ADW. Some of the raccoon鈥檚 favorite animal treats are frogs, fish, crayfish, insects, rodents and bird eggs. When food is scarce, raccoons aren鈥檛 above scavenging human trash or eating roadkill.聽

Offspring
Baby raccoons are called kits or cubs and are usually born in the early summer. Females have one to seven offspring after a gestation period of 60 to 73 days. As a group, a mother and her baby raccoons are called a nursery.
For the first two months of their lives, babies live in their den and are weened at 7 to 16 weeks. At 12 weeks, they will start to roam away from their mothers for whole nights at a time, according to the聽Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. They become completely independent at 8 to 12 months of age. Raccoons live around 2 to 3 years in the wild.
Classification/taxonomy
Here is the taxonomy of the raccoon, according to Integrated Taxonomic Information System聽(ITIS).
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Bilateria 聽 聽 聽
Infrakingdom: Deuterostomia 聽 聽 聽
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata 聽 聽 聽
Superclass: Tetrapoda 聽 聽 聽
Class: Mammalia聽
Subclass: Theria聽
Infraclass: Eutheria聽
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Caniformia聽
Family: Procyonidae聽
Genus:聽Procyon
Species:聽Procyon聽cancrivorous聽(crab-eating raccoon), with four subspecies;聽Procyon lotor聽(common raccoon), with 22 subspecies; and聽Procyon pygmaeus聽(Cozumel raccoon or pygmy raccoon).
Conservation status
According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the pygmy raccoon is critically endangered. The pygmy raccoon may have fewer than 250 mature individuals left in the wild, and the IUCN estimates that the total population size, including juveniles, is only 323 to 955. Other raccoon populations are not currently endangered.聽
Other facts
Raccoons can run up to 15 mph (24 km/h) and can fall 35 to 40 feet (11 to 12 meters) without injury, according to the ADW.聽
Raccoons are considered one of the primary carriers of the rabies virus in the United States, though only one person has ever died from a raccoon to human transmission of the disease, according to the聽Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.聽
One theory is that the聽black mask around a raccoon鈥檚 eyes聽helps deflect glare and helps with night vision, according to PBS Nature.

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Local Houston, TX 832-324-9035 Bat Removal, Bats in the Attic, Bat Control

Bat Removal from your home can be a daunting task. In most instances it is necessary to have a Wildlife Professional to assist you in this endeavor. Bats can fit into the smallest of voids or openings in fact if you can fit a match book into the void a bat can get in it.  Its no wonder very few wildlife professionals can handle this task.

She's the same species as the other bats I cat...
She’s the same species as the other bats I catch , which are big brown bats, Eptesicus fuscus. I caught this one in the hallway. She’s not baring her teeth at me, she’s echolocating. I call her “Bird bat”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Wildlife Professionals can remove theses pest whether the bats  are in your attic, soffit or chimney we can remove them safely and humanely. the Wildlife Pros at Houton are the clear choice for Houston Bat Control. Trained, certified and licensed our techs are highly trained to accomplish your bat removal process.

Bats are the only true flying mammals. There are many species in Houston Texas and all of them are beneficial insect eaters, consuming literally tons of harmful insects each night. The most common species to move into houses is the Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus). These small animals are about 3-1/2 inches long with an 8 inch wingspread. Their colors range from yellow-brown to dark brown.

Little Brown Bats roost in groups and are drawn to hot attics and wall voids in the spring and summer to bear their young (one per female) from about June-August. In the fall, most of these bats fly to winter hibernation roosts in caves or old mine shafts.

Health Hazards

Bats in Houston, Texas should not be regarded as dangerous. However, about one bat in a thousand MAY have rabies which eventually kills them. Little Brown Bats cannot easily transmit this disease to humans or pets due to their small teeth but problems can arise from trying to touch or pick up a sick bat. Unprovoked attacks are extremely rare.

If bitten by a bat or if infectious material (such as saliva) from a bat gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or a wound — wash the affected area thoroughly and get medical advice immediately. If a bat is found in a room with a sleeping person, capture it without damaging the head and place it in a container (See the CDC page on “Bats and Rabies” for more information and correct procedures). Dead bats should be kept under refrigeration until tested. Contact your local Health District as soon as possible. To avoid this disease, simply avoid touching bats, be sure your house is bat-proof (at least the living area) and be sure your pets are vaccinated. Call your veterinarian for vaccination information.

Histoplasmosis is another hazard in some states . This airborne disease may be carried in bird and bat droppings. Few people exposed to this fungal disease become seriously ill but there is a potential risk of infection to any one removing or disturbing old, dusty bird or bat guano.

Local Lexington Bat Removal (843) 473-8050 bat removal from attic

Bat Removal from your home can be a daunting task. In most instances it is necessary to have a Wildlife Professional to assist you in this endeavor. Bats can fit into the smallest of voids or openings in fact if you can fit a match book into the void a bat can get in it.  Its no wonder very few wildlife professionals can handle this task.

English: Note: this is indicated as a big brow...
English: Note: this is indicated as a big brown bat if you search in the United States Fish and Wildlife Service website at http://images.fws.gov using the keywords “big brown bat”. In a FWS newsletter, however, this is described as a little brown bat.http://www.fws.gov/chesapeakebay/Newsletter/Summer05/Bats/Bugzapper.htm (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

The Wildlife Professionals can remove theses pest whether the bats  are in your attic, soffit or chimney we can remove them safely and humanely. the Wildlife Pros at Lexington, KY are the clear choice for Lexington, KY Bat Control. Trained, certified and licensed our techs are highly trained to accomplish your bat removal process.

Bats are the only true flying mammals. There are many species in Lexington, KY and all of them are beneficial insect eaters, consuming literally tons of harmful insects each night. The most common species to move into houses is the Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus). These small animals are about 3-1/2 inches long with an 8 inch wingspread. Their colors range from yellow-brown to dark brown.

Little Brown Bats roost in groups and are drawn to hot attics and wall voids in the spring and summer to bear their young (one per female) from about June-August. In the fall, most of these bats fly to winter hibernation roosts in caves or old mine shafts.

Health Hazards

Bats in Lexington, KY should not be regarded as dangerous. However, about one bat in a thousand MAY have rabies which eventually kills them. Little Brown Bats cannot easily transmit this disease to humans or pets due to their small teeth but problems can arise from trying to touch or pick up a sick bat. Unprovoked attacks are extremely rare.

If bitten by a bat or if infectious material (such as saliva) from a bat gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or a wound — wash the affected area thoroughly and get medical advice immediately. If a bat is found in a room with a sleeping person, capture it without damaging the head and place it in a container (See the CDC page on “Bats and Rabies” for more information and correct procedures). Dead bats should be kept under refrigeration until tested. Contact your local Health District as soon as possible. To avoid this disease, simply avoid touching bats, be sure your house is bat-proof (at least the living area) and be sure your pets are vaccinated. Call your veterinarian for vaccination information.

Histoplasmosis is another hazard in some states . This airborne disease may be carried in bird and bat droppings. Few people exposed to this fungal disease become seriously ill but there is a potential risk of infection to any one removing or disturbing old, dusty bird or bat guano.

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Brazoria County, Texas 832-324-9035 Bat Removal, Bat in the attic, Bat control

Bat Removal from your home can be a daunting task. In most instances it is necessary to have a Wildlife Professional to assist you in this endeavor. Bats can fit into the smallest of voids or openings in fact if you can fit a match book into the void a bat can get in it.  Its no wonder very few wildlife professionals can handle this task.

 

English: Little brown bat with white-nose synd...
English: Little brown bat with white-nose syndrome in Greeley Mine, Vermont, March 26, 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

The Wildlife Professionals can remove theses pest whether the bats  are in your attic, soffit or chimney we can remove them safely and humanely. the Wildlife Pros at Brazoria County Texas are the clear choice for Brazoria County Texas Bat Control. Trained, certified and licensed our techs are highly trained to accomplish your bat removal process.

Bats are the only true flying mammals. There are many species in Brazoria County Texas and all of them are beneficial insect eaters, consuming literally tons of harmful insects each night. The most common species to move into houses is the Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus). These small animals are about 3-1/2 inches long with an 8 inch wingspread. Their colors range from yellow-brown to dark brown.

Little Brown Bats roost in groups and are drawn to hot attics and wall voids in the spring and summer to bear their young (one per female) from about June-August. In the fall, most of these bats fly to winter hibernation roosts in caves or old mine shafts.

Health Hazards

Bats in Brazoria County Texas should not be regarded as dangerous. However, about one bat in a thousand MAY have rabies which eventually kills them. Little Brown Bats cannot easily transmit this disease to humans or pets due to their small teeth but problems can arise from trying to touch or pick up a sick bat. Unprovoked attacks are extremely rare.

If bitten by a bat or if infectious material (such as saliva) from a bat gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or a wound — wash the affected area thoroughly and get medical advice immediately. If a bat is found in a room with a sleeping person, capture it without damaging the head and place it in a container (See the CDC page on “Bats and Rabies” for more information and correct procedures). Dead bats should be kept under refrigeration until tested. Contact your local Health District as soon as possible. To avoid this disease, simply avoid touching bats, be sure your house is bat-proof (at least the living area) and be sure your pets are vaccinated. Call your veterinarian for vaccination information.

Histoplasmosis is another hazard in some states . This airborne disease may be carried in bird and bat droppings. Few people exposed to this fungal disease become seriously ill but there is a potential risk of infection to any one removing or disturbing old, dusty bird or bat guano.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bat Removal 304-395-1400 Bat Colony Control in Charleston, WV

Bat Removal from your home can be a daunting task. In most instances it is necessary to have a Wildlife Professional to assist you in this endeavor. Bats can fit into the smallest of voids or openings in fact if you can fit a match book into the void a bat can get in it. Its no wonder very few wildlife professionals can handle this task.

English: Little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) i...
English: Little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) in summer roost – the eaves of a house in Pennsylvania (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Wildlife Professionals can remove theses pest whether the bats are in your attic, soffit or chimney we can remove them safely and humanely. the Wildlife Pros at Charleston, WV are the clear choice for Charleston Bat Control. Trained, certified and licensed our techs are highly trained to accomplish your bat removal process.

 

Bats are the only true flying mammals. There are many species in Charleston and all of them are beneficial insect eaters, consuming literally tons of harmful insects each night. The most common species to move into houses is the Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus). These small animals are about 3-1/2 inches long with an 8 inch wingspread. Their colors range from yellow-brown to dark brown.

Little Brown Bats roost in groups and are drawn to hot attics and wall voids in the spring and summer to bear their young (one per female) from about June-August. In the fall, most of these bats fly to winter hibernation roosts in caves or old mine shafts.

Health Hazards

Bats in Charleston should not be regarded as dangerous. However, about one bat in a thousand MAY have rabies which eventually kills them. Little Brown Bats cannot easily transmit this disease to humans or pets due to their small teeth but problems can arise from trying to touch or pick up a sick bat. Unprovoked attacks are extremely rare.

If bitten by a bat or if infectious material (such as saliva) from a bat gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or a wound — wash the affected area thoroughly and get medical advice immediately. If a bat is found in a room with a sleeping person, capture it without damaging the head and place it in a container . Dead bats should be kept under refrigeration until tested. Contact your local Health District as soon as possible. To avoid this disease, simply avoid touching bats, be sure your house is bat-proof (at least the living area) and be sure your pets are vaccinated. Call your veterinarian for vaccination information.

English: Note: this is indicated as a big brow...
English: Note: this is indicated as a big brown bat if you search in the United States Fish and Wildlife Service website at http://images.fws.gov using the keywords “big brown bat”. In a FWS newsletter, however, this is described as a little brown bat.http://www.fws.gov/chesapeakebay/Newsletter/Summer05/Bats/Bugzapper.htm (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Histoplasmosis is another hazard in some states . This airborne disease may be carried in bird and bat droppings. Few people exposed to this fungal disease become seriously ill but there is a potential risk of infection to any one removing or disturbing old, dusty bird or bat guano.

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