Many families wonder whether wild raccoons are dangerous animals. The truth is; they could be a potential threat depending on the situation. Due to the tremendous increase of new housing developments and subdivisions, the raccoon has indirectly forced out of their natural habitat.
This leads to higher populations of raccoons in the locality. Raccoons are smart mammals and they have a good memory. They are better handled by professionals of raccoon removal in Los Angeles. Continue reading to learn how to get rid of a wild raccoon in a suburban neighborhood.
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Prevent raccoons from entering your property
Raccoons are attracted to anything they can get their foot in; they are very curious creatures. Raccoons are interested first and foremost, to the food. Leaving pet food and other edibles outside of your home increase the possibility of attracting local raccoon colony.
Hide garbage cans of Raccoon
Another common habit that homeowners have is to take their garbage out the night before garbage day. Be sure to take the garbage out the morning of your scheduled garbage pickup. Raccoons are nocturnal and they go looking for food at night.
Raccoons can be dangerous
If you are a pet owner, it can be a fatal situation for your pet and raccoons to battle each other. Raccoons can carry infectious diseases and pass them along through their saliva or urine. Raccoons also can be aggressive at times, and attack humans if provoked.