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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.

Humane Mole Control and Removal Techniques

Humane Mole Control and Removal Techniques

In order to determine if you must use mole control strategies or are in need of mole removal services, you must first detect the presence of these creatures. There are several techniques available to homeowners. These include mole baits, various types of gasser products, repellent granules, and insecticides.

However, some of these techniques are considered to be less-than-favorable when it comes to long-term removal and some are even inhumane.

If you are in search of humane mole control, it is in your best interest to opt for professional mole removal services from a company that specializes in the humane handling of wildlife. We here at Palmetto Wildlife Extractors do just that!

Basic Appearance

While moles are subterranean creatures by nature, there are many instances where you may visibly see the mole. If so, you must be able to properly identify them so that the appropriate removal services may be utilized. In most instances, these animals are covered in fur that is either gray or black with a bluish tint. The nose is slender and the ears are small. The feet are flat and include claws.

Moles may grow up to a foot in length; however, most are smaller. These creatures mate within the months of February and March; therefore, activity typically spikes during this time. When reproducing, most will have up a litter up to five, with the pregnancy only lasting six weeks. As a result of gestation, many homeowners will experience high levels of mole activity in February, March, April, and May.

Nutrition

Moles consume insects and invertebrates. Their food of choice includes grub worm, beetles, and earthworms. They consume heavy amounts of food. In fact, they have the ability to consume up to 100% of their total body weight – in just a day’s time. The tunnels that the creatures make are created when in search of food. They prefer soil that is cool and has a high level of moisture.

Many people mistakenly believe that moles eat the roots of plants; however, this is inaccurate. The roots of plants are destroyed when the mole is burrowing through the subterranean environment in search of food. According to research, moles may be beneficial to the environment in that they consume the insects that destroy plant root systems.

Unfortunately, they burrow with such intensity that it often offsets any biological advantage that they have to the environment – especially in residential regions.

Mole Tunnels

Researchers have established that moles create two distinct types of tunnels. The first is referred to as a “sub-surface” and the second type is identified as a “deep” tunnel. These are burrows that the creatures make in order to move securely while searching for food, to create living habitats, and to reproduce.

The sub-surface tunnels are observed by people. They usually have a mound – which is where the mole enters into the ground. These detrimentally impact the appearance of a yard, but, commonly do not create a lot of damage – unless the tunnel comes in contact with plant life. Deep tunnels are the areas where the animals may reproduce and live. These could result in above-ground cave ins and could cause a lot of damage.

Humane Mole Removal Services

As a homeowner, it is best to opt for professional mole removal services if you have identified the presence of such creature. Not only will it save your lawn, your garden, and the plant life on your property, but, it could prevent future ground cave-ins and the damage that may occur from such issues.

Moles are animals and should be dealt with as humanely as possible. While there are some animal extraction companies out there that don’t treat all of God’s creatures with respect, we here at Palmetto opt for applying humane methodology when providing our mole removal services.

Contact Us Today for Mole Control

If you are ready to get those pesky moles off your property, contact us today at: 855-465-1088

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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.
  • Snakes are usually shy animals. Astonished to hear that? But, it is true. They usually want to have nothing to do with human beings.Moreover, snakes are a vital part of the food chain.