Alton Illinois Wildlife Removal

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Thank you for your interest in American Wildlife Removal! We specialize in the humane capture and removal of nuisance animals in a knowledgeable and professional manner. We have been in business since 1988 in Alton, and are State Licensed in Illinois to perform the work we do. We operate a full-service Alton nuisance wildlife control company, and with our full house/grounds inspection, we can offer solutions to prevent animal problems in the future.

When we do a home inspection for animals, we will be able to tell you what the problem is. With a complete understanding of the animals we work with, we can quickly and easily identify which animals are causing the problem and exactly where the animals are gaining entry. With our expertise and vast awareness of wildlife, we work efficiently, solving your wildlife problem as quickly as possible.

We service Alton and the surrounding counties; and because of our knowledge, professionalism, and great reputation, we are highly recommended by many state, city, and local municipalities.

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Humane Wildlife Removal in Alton Illinois

Getting Rid of Skunks


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  • Squirrel Exclusion Products

  • Removal Of Squirrels in Walls

  • Dead Squirrel Removal

Snakes do not cause damage to property. 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. Contact a professional wildlife management technician for positive identification. Snakes don't need much space to enter a home. However, if you've got a typical maternity colony of bats in your home or building, it can be a big problem. Most venomous species in the U.S. are a type of pit viper, including copperheads and rattlesnakes. Raccoons will use just about any space they can access for shelter inside or outside a home. Even for those without a flat-out phobia, snakes are often unsettling.

Is Skunk Feces Dangerous to Touch or Breathe?


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  • How to Get Rid of Squirrels With Repellents

  • Do Squirrels Carry Rabies?

  • How Hazardous Are Bats?

Once the raccoons are out of the chimney, you should install a strong steel chimney cap to discourage them from returning. Once they do, they lash out and inject their venom into the victim, waiting for it to become incapacitated before they start to eat it. All venomous vipers have triangle-shaped heads and pits between their eyes and nostrils containing infrared-sensing organs. The reptiles do not attack humans, and non-venomous bites do little more than produce a painful puncture wound. All snakes should be treated with respect and left alone regardless of venom. Some snakes may grow several feet in length, while others can be quite small, never reaching more than a few inches. If you have this problem you should get rid of them immediately. There are the most common methods can be used to remove raccoons' nest. All of these bats often roost in man-made buildings, and love the attics of homes.

Skunk Poop Vs. Raccoon Poop


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  • Striped Skunk

  • What Does Bat Poop Look Like?

  • Diseases Squirrels Can Transmit to Humans

Though less than 1% of bats carry the rabies virus and transmit it, it is difficult to say if a colony of bats that is residing in the house has it or not. Snakes eat such animals as frogs, salamanders, insects, worms, small rodents and birds. Venomous snakes have sharp, hollow fangs designed to pierce skin and inject venom. Most species of venomous snakes are pit vipers, which can navigate their environment and hunt using infrared-sensing receptors that allow them to detect the heat of their prey. None of these animals are actually blind, but they do use echolocation in order to aid in navigation on the wing. They smell with their tongues, by flicking the forked tongue out and tasting the air with the Jacobson's organ. That is not good news for tourists who are visiting these areas, because these snakes are extremely dangerous. A bite will very likely result in the death of any human. The reptiles do not attack humans, and non-venomous bites do little more than produce a painful puncture wound.

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