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Raccoon Maternity Season

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wildlife Detectives Published by Maggie Sergio · 1 hr · This is why we do what we do. It is baby season right now, and it is very common for raccoons to get into open crawl spaces or attics, and give birth to their young. The raccoon mother has no intention of harming your family or pets. She just wants a warm, dry place to raise her babies. This is just one of the reason why trapping wildlife is never recommended. If a mama raccoon is trapped and taken away, her babies are left behind. This is something trappers and traditional pest control companies don’t tell their customers. So, please. If you suspect you have a young family under home, forgo the live trap and give us a call. We are here to help. #scrapthetrap...

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Little Fox

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wildlife Detectives Published by Maggie Sergio · 2 hrs · Wonderful story about a reunite of baby foxes and their mom carried out by our partners at the Peninsula Humane Society. This story demonstrates that wild moms and their babies belong together. We are in the midst of baby season now and trapping wildlife should never be carried out. #scrapthetrap. https://patch.com/…/baby-grey-foxes-reunited-mom-thanks-pen… About this article Baby Grey Foxes Reunited With Mom Thanks To Peninsula Shelter PHOTOS: Check out these adorable foxes who were reunited with their mother thanks to to the care of the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA....

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Nocturnal animals

Posted by on Apr 8, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wildlife Detectives shared Coventry Wildlife Rescue‘s post. Published by Maggie Sergio · 10 hrs · Many people assume that if they see raccoons, foxes, skunks or coyotes out during daylight hours that something is wrong with the animal. This is a myth. If you see any of these animals out during the day, please, leave them...

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RABIES

Posted by on Mar 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wildlife Detectives shared Opossum Awareness & Advocacy‘s photo. Published by Maggie Sergio · February 23 · Opossums are not a rabies vector species. It is believed that their body temperature is too low for the virus to survive. #peacefulcoexistence #scrapthetrap #lovewildlife Opossum Awareness & Advocacy February 18 · Instagram · Opossums have feelings, too. Do your research or you might embarrass...

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Neighbors

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wildlife Detectives Published by Maggie Sergio · March 8 at 11:35am · Feeding pets outside is guaranteed to attract your wild neighbors looking for a meal. Not to mention, freaking out your beloved pet in the process. Just check out this kitty’s reaction to an opossum eating his food! https://www.boredpanda.com/possum-steal-cat-food/… This Cat’s Reaction To Possum Stealing Her Food Gets Better And Better With Every Pic I’m a pretty chilled out kinda guy, I don’t get angry so easily. But come between me and my food and you’re dead meat! So I can really sympathize with the…...

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Wildlife

Posted by on Feb 5, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wildlife Detectives Published by Maggie Sergio · January 27 at 8:13am · Curious about what one of our Wildlife Detectives can discover during a home inspection? During skunk mating season, we routinely find cuties like this little guy. NOTE – Not all of our inspections are this straightforward. -0:04 People have watched this video for a total of 4...

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Mating season

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wildlife Detectives Published by Maggie Sergio · Yesterday at 8:13am · Curious about what one of our Wildlife Detectives can discover during a home inspection? During skunk mating season, we routinely find cuties like this little guy. NOTE – Not all of our inspections are this straightforward. -0:09 People have watched this video for a total of 3...

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Coyotes

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The San Francisco Bay Area contains a healthy population of coyotes as well as dog lovers. Here are some great tips on what to if you encounter a coyote while walking your dog. https://urbancoyoteinitiative.com/what-to-do-if-you-encoun…/ What To Do If You Encounter A Coyote While Walking Your Dog – The Urban Coyote Initiative Many urban residents see coyotes or have interactions with coyotes while out walking their dog. Coyotes are rarely interested in humans, but add a dog to the…...

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Food Source

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wildlife Detectives shared Kathy Diamontopoulos‘s post. Published by Maggie Sergio · 4 hrs · Food, water and shelter is what attracts wild animals, including rodents. As you can see in this video, bird feeders do attract rodents. Interesting how this little guy created his own shelter in the snow, right near the available food source. -0:04 44,411 Views ‎Kathy Diamontopoulos‎ to The Naturalist’s Notebook December 30, 2017 at 8:08am · This rat has burrowed a hole in the snow next to the bird feeders so he can have warmth from the freezing temperatures and easy access to food. Please note: As… See...

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Coyote Call

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wildlife Detectives Published by Maggie Sergio · 13 hrs · Education is vital to understanding our wild neighbors. The coyote has been the subject of many myths, and is probably one of the most vilified animals in this country. Dr. Marc Bekoff and Camila Fox (Project Coyote) provide us insight into the behavior and habits of America’s Song Dog. https://www.psychologytoday.com/…/coyotes-dispelling-myths-… Coyotes: Dispelling Myths About Who They Are & What They Do Some recent media claims about various aspects of coyote behavior are misleading...

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