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Welcome to the American Wildlife Removal Website. Our goal is to provide you with useful information about our company that we hope makes it easier for you to do business with us.

With over ten years of experience in the industry, American Wildlife Removal has been serving the greater Memphis area since 1999. We specialize in removing wild animals indigenous to this region, including armadillo, beaver, birds, coyote, fox, opossum, otter, raccoon, skunk, snakes, and squirrels.  Ask about any other animal you encounter.  We also apply snake repellent and various forms of bird barriers.

At this site, you will discover our safe and humane answers to nuisance wildlife problems, as well as our courteous and resourceful staff.

Feel free to browse around this site. If you have comments or questions about our products or services, or simply need more information and want to contact us, click on the contact button on any page within this site.

American Wildlife Removal’s service rates are very reasonable and we have fast, reliable service. We take pride in our knowledge and expertise. Thanks for visiting and we look forward to serving you.

What Can I Do to Keep Squirrels out of the Attic?


critter removal

  • Signs of a Skunk Infestation

  • What Should I Do with a Skunk After I Catch It?

  • Skunk Trapping and Removal

If you require a larger snake management program, with habitat modification, setting and monitoring of snake traps, many service visits over a span if time, etc, then the cost can be quite a bit higher. They seek out these areas for warm shelter and safe breeding. Mother raccoons will make their nests and birth their young, caring for them all winter long until spring brings more suitable weather. If a bat is weak, sick looking and found during the day there is a good likelihood it could be carrying rabies. Not only do the droppings and urine corrode wood/metal, but the weight of them can collapse the ceiling below the attic - I've seen if a few times. Some kill by venom, some by constriction. The waste has a foul odor, but it can also grow fungal spores that people can breathe in, leading to the lung disease Histoplasmosis. Though many people fear them, snakes are a very important part of our ecosystem.

Squirrels in Attics - How To Get Rid Of Squirrels


wildlife control services

  • If There is a Raccoon in My Attic, How Likely is It to Come Down into My Home?

  • Skunk Trapping & Control

  • Removing Skunks Under Heating Units

To help keep body temperatures from dropping too low, sometimes snakes will even hibernate in dens together, thus sharing the limited heat available. In addition to bat removal, we can handle repairs to your property and take preventative measures so you don’t have to worry about those pesky bats returning. The males roost alone in solitary areas, such as trees. Roosting preference depends on the species and even gender of the bats, but we are only concerned with colonizing bats such as the three mentioned above. The cottonmouth, also known as a water moccasin or water pit viper, is the only kind of viper that can live in the water. Cottonmouth snakes will eat virtually anything that they can fit into their mouth, but will kill any animal that they see as a threat. After a while they get full and head back to the roost in order to rest.

Raccoons In Chimneys


humane wildlife removal

  • Squirrels In The Chimney

  • Bat Control, Removal & Exclusion

  • Squirrels in Attics - How To Get Rid Of Squirrels

Raccoons normally opt to take shelter in the attic mainly because all their requirements are available in the attic. BAT BIOLOGY: North America is home to many species of bats, but these are the three most common nuisance (colonizing) species in the US: First is the Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus) which is common in most of the US, especially the more northward states. To help keep body temperatures from dropping too low, sometimes snakes will even hibernate in dens together, thus sharing the limited heat available. However, bats in the north hibernate in colder weather. The females form huge clusters, very frequently in man-made architecture such as church towers, attics, bridges, etc. Of course, close examination of a snake of unknown type can be dangerous. They emit high-pitched chirps and read the sonar-like returns of the sound waves as they bounce back off of objects.