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Feral Hogs/Pigs
Feral hogs and pigs can be dangerous and destructive.
They not only harm your property, but they pose a severe
threat to pets and livestock.

Palmetto Wildlife Extractors has both the experience AND
expertise needed to deal with feral pigs and hogs.

Plus, we're one of the only extraction companies around
that has invested heavily in the proper equipment so that
the job can go quickly, safely AND cost-effectively.

Find out more by clicking the green button below.
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Bats
Bat removal starts with identifying areas bats are using
or could use. Bats will gain entry into a structure in many
ways. Usually it is due to construction defects, defects
caused by weather, or just poor maintenance.

These locations are typically high areas such as soffit to
roof intersects, ridge ventilation caps, gable end vents,
drip edges, home additions, around chimneys, these are
typical bat pest control problems. Ridge vents are a great
example why these areas are looked at in bat removal.

During an inspection of a bat job we check the ridge vents
for lifting up, rodent damage, and end caps missing.
There is no easy long term solution in bat removal for a
ridge vent fix except to exclude the ridge vent. Palmetto
Wildlife uses an effective removal solution for bat removal
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Alligators
In the Carolinas who doesn't live somewhat near to a body
of water? And if that is the case, you might expect a visit
from an alligator one day!

And WHATEVER YOU DO, don't approach it and keep
your pets away as well.

While you are busy staying away, don't forget to stay calm
and call one of the only highly trained and equipped
companies in your area that is CERTIFIED to handle
alligators.

Palmetto Wildlife Extractors will expertly remove any
gator that is giving you anxiety. Click the button for more:
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Coyotes
Palmetto Wildlife Extractors always recommends practical
solutions to prevent predators from gaining access to
domestic animals, but in some cases, it is best to remove
the problem predator, or predators from the area in
question.

In South Carolina, coyotes and foxes are the usual threats,
although bears, raccoons and skunks can be problematic,
as well. Palmetto Wildlife Extractors possesses the
knowledge, skills, abilities and special tools to remove and
control problem predators from urban and rural areas.
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Raccoons
Raccoons are quite common in South Carolina, and it is
not unnatural to spot one in your yard or around your home.
However, there are less sightings during the day, as
raccoons are active at night. These cute furry animals can
be a true nuisance to some.

Feeding habits

Raccoons can feed on almost anything, but they are more
fond of creatures that are mostly found in water like
crayfish, clams, fish, snails and frogs. They also like to eat
insects, birds, birds’ eggs, seeds, nuts, vegetables and
fruits. They are great climbers and can easily get inside
your house. When present in an urban area,
they can often ...
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Snakes
Do you have spaces around your house that you love
spending time in? How would you feel if suddenly
something long and thin slithered beneath your feet while
you were sitting with your family in your garden?

You would most likely be completely bewildered. Most
snakes love to stay in gardens, where they can easily
catch some prey. Usually snakes are most active from the
beginning of April until mid-fall. However, you may see
them any time.
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Beavers
For those who believe that managing a beaver problem
is only possible by killing them, we say it is not so.
The beaver population is on the rebound in South Carolina.
Palmetto Wildlife Extractors believe in trapping and
relocating beavers as an effective method to get rid of them.

How Do You Identify Damages Caused By Beavers?

Dam building

Fallen trees

Burrowed den in the bank of a water body

Thousands of acres of cropland and pine plantation
flooded by beaver dams
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Rats
The fact about rats is that they are everywhere and not
easy to control unless you are a professional.
Specifications for rats can vary the length of an average
rat is from 6-18 inches that’s including their tail. Roof rats
tend to be charcoal grey in color as compare to your
sewer rat which is a brownish tan.

Their diet consists of eating almost everything, its not
much of a diet. They consume ½ to 2oz of liquid a day.
These are nocturnal creatures they eat and drink under
the cover of darkness. They are loud and gnaw at
anything they can,

rats have been known to cause electrical fires in homes
by exposing electrical wires in attics. Rats are the cause
of much damage and carriers of parasites and disease.
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Squirrels
Most complaints about squirrels are from homeowners
with squirrels in their houses which include the attic,
chimney and fireplace. Squirrels will readily take up
residence in a building attic if access to sheltered areas
such as eaves and attic crawl spaces is available.

Gnawing, scratching, and pattering sounds, in early
morning or daylight hours, usually signal their presence.
Balls of torn insulation, cardboard, and dried leaves
and twigs may pinpoint nests in an attic, but nests
and young may be totally concealed within the attic
eaves or wall spaces.
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Skunks
Because skunks can carry rabies, they should always be
handled by a trained professional. Animals that appear
sick or that are acting abnormally should be avoided.

The following symptoms may indicate the presence
of rabies or other neurological diseases in mammals:


unprovoked aggression, impaired movement, paralysis
or lack of coordination, unusually friendly behavior and
disorientation.Skunks are primarily nocturnal, although
they are occasionally active during the day.

Top 3 Signs It is Time to Call an Alligator Removal Professional

Southeastern Alligator

It is common knowledge that people are – generally speaking – the master of their environment. The likelihood of being savagely attacked, killed, and consumed by a wild animal is relatively slim. In fact, most agree that it is more likely to be on the receiving end of a lightning strike or selecting all of the numbers of a state lottery than being attacked by a feral animal.

Unfortunately, there are still those few animals that exist in nature and are known to remain in complete control of their domicile. These creatures have an extensive history of human attacks and typically reside in the Southeastern states – especially North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. These immense and fierce creatures include black bears, sharks, and mountain lions; however, the most feared of all is the alligator.

In this comprehensive article, we will provide you with general information on the American Alligator and the top 3 signs that it is time to call an alligator removal professional for the purpose of extracting such a creature.

Recent Alligator Issues

There are millions of alligators throughout the Southeastern states. In recent years, numerous fatal attacks have occurred. In 2016 alone, a 90-year-old female was found near a retention pond of a senior living center with alligator-inflicted wounds, a 2-year-old male was attacked by an alligator at the Seven Seas Lagoon at the Disney Resort in the State of Florida, and a 72-year-old male was found in the mouth of a gator in Lakeland, Florida.

In the Southeast, where there is water, there is a very high chance that there is an alligator nearby. It does not matter if it is a lake, a river, a swamp, or a marsh; in fact, many have discovered alligators in their swimming pools! Human populations are growing. They are developing areas that alligators typically nest and live in. As a result, encounters are quite likely to occur. In some instances, these encounters will need to be concluded with the assistance of an alligator extraction service.

Basic Facts

The American Alligator – as previously mentioned – resides in the Southeastern states. They have a very high range and are attracted to all bodies of water, except the ocean. However, recently, there have been several alligator sightings at various beaches – especially in the State of Florida. While the alligator typically feeds on turtles, fish, birds, and muskrats, they have also been known to consume bears, panthers, dogs, and other domestic animals – such as cats.

On average, these gigantic creatures grow to nearly 800 pounds and approximately 13 feet in length; however, they are capable of becoming even larger than this. Alligators move quickly when attempting to ambush prey; however, they typically only run – at best – approximately 10 mph on land. They typically do not continue to chase prey if they are unsuccessful in their ambush attempt; however, if in the water, the creature has the ability to swim at a rate of approximately 20 mph.

Ability to Inflict Harm

The American Alligator has the unique ability to directly inflict harm to humans – especially those that measure 5 ft. in length or more. The creature’s jaws are considered to be the most powerful of any animal currently in existence. Studies have discovered jaws closing at a power of up to 3,700 psi.

Essentially, this means that they are capable of crushing skulls, breaking bones, eliminating limbs, and holding prey with such an immense degree of force that there is no escape. When killing prey, alligators will commonly resort to drowning. They succeed in this endeavor by performing the widely-popular and extremely feared “death roll”.

When Is It Time for Alligator Removal Services?

There are numerous instances when it is time to contact an alligator removal services professional. The following outlines the top 3 signs:

  1. 1. If an alligator has found its way onto your property and/or has traveled exceptionally close to your home, it is time for professional alligator extraction service. While it may be tempting to shoo away the immense creature, it simply is not a safe maneuver. Are you able to run up to 10 mph on land? Do you have the strength to pry open an alligator’s jaws that has clamped down on you? If you cannot answer “yes” to BOTH of these questions, do not attempt alligator removal on your own!
  2. 2. If a neighborhood alligator is starting to get a little too friendly with people, pets, and the homes or vehicles in the area, it is time for an alligator removal specialist. This typically indicates that someone has been feeding the gator. NEVER feed wild animals. In the case of an alligator, it may view you as not only a source of food, but, a meal, too!
  3. 3. Finally, if the alligator is becoming a nuisance in a particular area and it is making people uncomfortable, it is time for an alligator removal service. Sometimes, over-population of areas where gators typically nest and live may result in unfavorable or bothersome behaviors. Removal experts have the ability to obtain the gator and place it in an environment that is suitable for its needs.

If you are in need of an alligator extraction service professional, we here at Palmetto Wildlife Extractors are standing by to assist you. Simply contact us today: http://palmettowildlifeextractors.com/contactus/

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  • Feral hogs/pigs wreak havoc on wildlife, pastures, lawns, pets, and livestock. Left to themselves, they NEVER go away, but keep reproducing. You need our expertise before things get worse.
  • Alligators can pose a SEVERE threat to children and pets. If you see one, NEVER approach it. Instead... relax and confidently call one of the only CERTIFIED gator handlers around.
  • Bat removal starts with identifying areas bats are using or could use. Bats will gain entry into a structure in many ways. Usually it is due to construction defects, defects caused ...
  • For those who believe that managing a beaver problem is only possible by killing them, we say it is not so. The beaver population is on the rebound in South Carolina.
  • The fact about rats is that they are everywhere and not easy to control unless you are a professional.
  • In South Carolina, coyotes and foxes are the usual threats, although bears, raccoons and skunks can be problematic as well.
  • Most complaints about squirrels are from homeowners with squirrels in their houses which include the attic, chimney and fireplace.
  • If you own a commercial building plagued by a bird problem, you know just what a pest they can be. The primary problem is that they leave their droppings everywhere.
  • Possums are known for stealing food, harassing pets, overturning garbage, etc. And not only do they smell bad, but their droppings can carry dangerous parasites.
  • Raccoons are quite common in South Carolina, and it is not unnatural to spot one in your yard or around your home. However,there are less sightings during the day, as raccoons are...
  • Because skunks can carry rabies, they should always be handled by a trained professional. Animals that appear sick or that are acting abnormally should be avoided.
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