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The opossum is North America’s only marsupial and though they may not be as dangerous as they seem, they can still cause quite a bit of trouble for your home. Don’t let an opossum problem get out of hand; Bay Area Wildlife Solutions is here to help with 24/7 emergency wildlife removal services and unparalleled techniques for the public in Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick, Seaford, and other sections of coastal Delaware. We also provide opossum pest control services to Easton, St. Michaels, Oxford, Queenstown, Centerville, and many other areas of Maryland.
Like many wild animals, opossums are opportunists. In their search for food and shelter, they may get into your trashcans, nest under your deck, or even crawl into your attic and make themselves at home. Opossums are excellent climbers and will have no problem gaining access to your home from a variety of different angles. You may also notice scratching sounds at night, as opossums are nocturnal animals. No matter what signs you see, contact a wildlife removal specialist to help you solve your opossum problem.
Bay Area Wildlife Solutions offers expert opossum removal with a focus on humane removal and relocating the animals to a safer, more habitable place. We are also able to address any damages left behind by the animals to insulation or other areas of your home so that no other opossums come and take up residence on your property.
Opossums and other local wildlife are beneficial to the environment, even if they’re not welcome in your home. That’s why we employ humane animal removal practices. Local ecosystem preservation is of large importance to us, so we only resort to lethal tactics if no other methods are effective for removing these animals from your home and property.
If you have reason to believe that opossums or other wildlife are inhabiting your residence, you can look to the professionals at Bay Area Wildlife to take all actions necessary to ensure safe removal, prevention, and your personal peace of mind.
Bay Area Wildlife Solutions is here to handle any number of nuisance wildlife problems you may be facing, so contact us today. We’re ready to jump in and make sure the problem is solved thoroughly. We also offer 24/7 emergency services, so don’t hesitate to call day or night.
As we mentioned, opossums are North America’s only marsupial, which means that they have a much shorter gestation period than other mammals. In the case of opossums and kangaroos, the newly born babies spend the first part of their lives in their mother’s pouch.
One of the most common myths about opossums is that they are often rabid and aggressive. This could not be further from the truth. Though opossums, like all mammals, can get rabies, their low body temperatures are not ideal for the virus to live. So, for the most part, rabid opossums are very rare. Not only that, but opossums are also quite docile animals who don’t engage in aggressive behavior. However, you should never attempt to handle or remove an opossum yourself, even if they don’t seem dangerous.
If you’ve noticed holes around your yard, it’s unlikely that they were created by opossums. For the most part, opossums have nails on the softer side that aren’t great for digging. If you find an opossum in your home that seems like it dug through the wall or made burrows in your yard, you might actually have another animal on the loose as well. Not only that but if you remove the opportunities for easy access to your property and discarded food, opossums will generally leave you alone for an easier target. That’s why our exclusion and repair services are so essential to the work we do.
Opossums live in North America, while their smaller cousin, the possum, lives in Australia. Opossums are nocturnal animals that typically try to avoid human contact, though they may be drawn to your property by trash, food, or if they’re seeking shelter due to loss of habitat. If you see an opossum on your property, you should get into contact with a professional Seaford, DE animal removal company.
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