We run a professional wildlife removal business operating in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. We service the whole Jacksonville metropolitan area, and do much of our work in Jacksonville Beach. We are a full-service
Jacksonville Beach animal trapping and removal company. We specialize in wildlife only, and are not like a regular Jacksonville Beach pest control company or Jacksonville Beach exterminator. We use humane methods to
solve wild animal problems in Florida. We solve the root of the problem, by performing home repairs to keep animals out, and preventative measures in addition to critter trapping
and removal. We offer a variety of services, from animal damage repair to waste cleanup, dead animal removal and odor control, and more. We handle several nuisance wildlife
species, including squirrels, raccoons, snakes, skunks, and opossums. We also perform bat removal and bird control services, and rodent control, including poison-free mouse and
rat removal. Give us a call any time at 904-302-5617 to discuss your Jacksonville Beach animal control issue, and to schedule a fast appointment.
Jacksonville Beach wildlife control tip of the month:
About squirrels: Appearance, biology, life cycle, habitat, diet, behavior
The squirrel belongs to the same class of animals as the rat, mouse and even the raccoon – the rodent. Many of these animals are quite common to you and Jacksonville Beach wildlife removal, and there are others, such as chipmunks and prairie dogs.
These are usually very small animals that can be as small as four inches long when they are adults all the way to 29 inches. These larger breeds are usually found in the mountains. Some can weigh as little as half of one pound, while others can weight up to 29 pounds. Some are even able to glide. This is the commonly known flying squirrel.
If one looks at the squirrels’ anatomy they will find that the front legs are much shorter than that of the hind legs. This is why the squirrel does not walk, but instead hops, with the hind legs being the primary method of propulsion and the front legs being used more for guidance.
Squirrels are great climbers. They are one of just a handful of animals Jacksonville Beach animal control encounters that can climb down a tree safely going head first. The pads on the bottom of their feet allow them to hold onto the tree with such firmness, that not only are they able to climb down but they can actually hold their position, defeating gravity at the same time.
Squirrels are found on every continent on the planet, except Australia and Antarctica, and can live in any kind of habitat. This means that they are found in the arctic tundra of the North Pole, as well as the desert, rain forests, and wetlands. They are now found in Oceania because they were introduced to the land, although this was a manmade introduction.
The primary food that squirrels eat are seeds and nuts. Their huge incisors allow them to gnaw at the shells of nuts so that they can break them open, and their side teeth are made for them to be able to grind food. This makes it easier for them to be able to digest the nut matter that they eat. Because nuts can survive for long periods of time without spoiling, this because the primary food source that is stored for the long winter.
Squirrels live in a nest or den that is usually built into the ground, but it can be in the hollowed out part of a tree or, on occasion, Jacksonville Beach pest control may find a squirrel living in a nest in a tree. In cold weather areas the winter home is usually built into the ground to added needed protection from the cold. In fact, a squirrel will usually have more than one place where food is stored just in case their primary nest is breeched by a predator.
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