The North American wilderness is a tapestry woven with the diversity of wildlife, each species contributing to the delicate balance of ecosystems. Among these fascinating creatures is the racoon, a somewhat enigmatic and often misunderstood animal. Minnesota Wild Animal Management is here to shed light on the role of racoons in the environment and offer insights into responsible management when these elusive creatures
Be wary if you think raccoons look cute and cuddly. Nothing could be further from the truth! If you find raccoons in your home, immediately call raccoon control service to immediately prevent further harm. Allowing them to live inside can cause extensive damage so it’s better to prevent their presence from taking over your living space – keeping your house cozy and warm during Minnesota’s wintertime with these tips for deterring raccoons and saving yourself from having to hire a removal company.
Do you know what the most common critters are to invade our homes, especially during the winter months? More than 80% of animals that invade homes during this time of year are mice, rats and squirrels. Of course, they are not the only potential invaders as we have also seen bats, raccoons and even snakes and birds in our area. Each of these animals has one thing in common – they are looking for a warm place to live and looking for food to eat. Rather than try to remove these animals
In the middle of winter, many of us think about how tired we are of the cold and how much we are looking forward to spring. Wild animals may not think about things in the same way humans do, but they surely act as though they do. At the height of winter, some animals sneak into your home to escape the cold and snowy weather, protection and safety that we take for granted. Animals have the same instinct to seek shelter as we do, and some of them
At Minnesota Wild Animal Management, we are no strangers to bats. Bats find themselves in the most unique and interesting places. Whether they are huddled in your attic or making themselves stuck in one of your eaves, you do not want to keep them around for long. In Minnesota, there are seven common species of bats. Within those species, two of them are known for making their way into homes and wreaking havoc on your space. If you think you have
When the winter months come in Minnesota, we all want to stay indoors as much as possible. The temperatures are cold, the wind is biting and there is often snow and ice on the ground. January is the coldest month with average temperatures hovering below 25 degrees. Humans are not the only creatures who want to stay warm toasty in the winter months. In fact, many wild animals seek shelter in our homes when the temperatures drop. If you think that you might have an unwanted house guest