Of the seven species of bats that can be found in Minnesota, only two will try to take up residence in your home. Those two species are the little brown myotis and the large brown bat. This sounds like pretty good odds, right? Not exactly. The reality is that most people, even those who are not afraid of bats, do not want any species of bat moving into their house. We understand bats, and we respect the good they do for our environment and various ecosystems. However, we also understand that no one would want to share their home with a bat family
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
Owning a home can be a great joy – but also a great burden at times. One thing that many people cite as the stress of owning a home is the unexpected maintenance and repairs. It can seem like there is an endless list of home improvement projects that need to be done. Repairs and home improvement projects can be done at your own pace, but what happens when you suspect that there is a wild animal that has taken refuge in a part of your home? There is no way to plan for this type of stress. It may concern you on many levels. Wild animals can cause damage to the area that they live in, they can spread disease and they are certainly not clean and may leave droppings and waste behind.
You may have enough knowledge of bats to appreciate that they are intelligent and do a great deal of good for our ecosystem by keeping insect populations in check. You may also know that bats are the only mammal that can fly. However, if you are enjoying a movie in your family room or organizing a box of photos in the attic and you are suddenly dive bombed by a bat or two, this knowledge and appreciation of the intriguing qualities of bats may not be on your mind
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
Your home is a place where you are expected to be able to relax and not have to worry about intruders entering your home, including unwanted animals. If an animal has recently invaded your home in St. Paul, MN, calling the professionals to get this animal away from your property should be your top priority. At Minnesota Wild Animal Management, we offer professional animal removal and prevention services so that you can get back to relaxing comfortably in your home without these unexpected guests.