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Humane Raccoon Removal & Control - MA, RI Pest Solutions

Raccoon (Procyon lotor)

They are cute & unassuming mammal that we typically find amusing until they are on our property or worse yet inside our house!

They can cause severe damage to interior and exterior areas of homes and businesses. They are very intelligent and skilled animals that have excellent dexterity with their paws & long fingers. They can be quite aggressive to people and pets when confronted, protecting their young, rabid, stressed, or protecting their food. As much as 30% of raccoons in urban areas may have rabies.

Racoon Humane Removal & Control Raccoon’s are omnivores and very opportunistic feeders. When they lack food in the wild they will look to man to provide what they need to survive, if not in our trash cans then they will venture inside.

Racoon Removal

Their average life span in the wild is 2 to 3 years and they can grow quite large, 24” to 38” and 4-30lbs. the largest raccoon recorded in the wild weighed 63lbs! They are typically nocturnal (dusk to dawn) so if they are seen during daylight extreme caution should be taken as the animal may be sick. Raccoons in Massachusetts & Rhode Island gorge themselves in spring and summer to store up body fat and then spend much of the winter asleep in a den. Females produce 2-5 young in the spring.

Studies have shown that raccoons are able to remember the solution to tasks up to three years later. They found that raccoons were able to open 11 of 13 complex locks in less than 10 tries and had no problems repeating the action when the locks were rearranged or turned upside down. They also pass learned behavior onto offspring.

Raccoons often cause severe structural damage when they want to gain access inside or burrowing against structures. In some cases raccoons have clogged chimney’s and caused fires or death due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Many people have lost pets due to confrontations with raccoons.

Secured Environments Pest and Wildlife Service is a PAC (Problem Animal Control) firm providing expert trapping and structural exclusion using stainless steel X-Cluder GeoMesh and other materials. We also provides expert chimney cap installation. Contact us today so we can tailor a program to fit your needs and protect your home or business.

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