Wildlife can wander in urban and suburban areas to search for food and shelter. Often, these animals can cause problems. They can be destructive, a nuisance, and a threat to health and safety. In some instances, removing them on your own can be possible. However, it is best to hire a Bolingbrook wildlife removal expert to safely and effectively do the job.
Raccoons are a common sight in almost everywhere. They thrive in forests, farmlands, fields, and even in cities because they can eat almost anything.
When in their natural habitat, raccoons usually feed on aquatic invertebrates, mice, insects, bird eggs, fruits, and other plant foods. Raccoons build their dens in hollow trees and crevices. Female raccoons can give birth for one up to seven cubs at once usually during early summer.
Raccoons living in places with winter seasons fill their stomachs with a huge amount of food from spring to summer to store body fat so they can rest during winter.
Raccoons as Pests
Raccoons are common sightings in suburban and urban areas because these animals can easily adjust to city life.
Raccoons can cause various problems as they seek for food and shelter in populated areas. They can tip over garbage cans, eat abandoned pet foods, and destroy garden plants. Raccoons can also cause damage to structures as they attempt to gain entry. In worst cases, they can tear off shingles and roof tiles.
These animals can also be a threat to health if they happen to be sick or rabid.
Raccoon Removal Services
Raccoons are protected animals in many places. Also, they can become aggressive when in distress. Getting rid of raccoons in your property on your own might not be the wisest thing to especially if they have their young. Let a certified wildlife handler to safely do the job for you.
Illiana Wildlife Services has been providing raccoon removal services for years. We provide effective solutions to make sure that there will be less risk of raccoon invasions in the future by trapping, installing exclusion devices and deterrents, and modifying the environment to make it less attractive to raccoons and other wildlife.