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Intrepid Wildlife Services - Critter Removal in Mount Vernon, NY

Mount Vernon Wildlife Control & Pest Animal Removal
In Westchester County, NY

Intrepid Wildlife Services
Contact - 914-595-4833

Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: (914) 632-2925

       
Intrepid Wildlife Services provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Mount Vernon in New York. We can handle almost any type of wild animal problem, from squirrels in the attic of a home, to bat removal and control, raccoon removal, or Mount Vernon snake removal. Our New York wildlife management pros provide a complete solution - including the repair of animal damage, and wildlife waste cleanup. If you need to get rid of your pest animals with care and expertise, give Intrepid Wildlife Services a call at 914-595-4833
There are many Mount Vernon pest control companies, but most deal with extermination of insects. We deal strictly with wild animals, such as raccoon, skunk, opossum, and more. Intrepid Wildlife Services differs from the average Mount Vernon exterminator business because we are licensed and insured experts, and deal only with animals. We are not merely trappers, but full-services nuisance wildlife control operators, offering advanced solutions.
Mount Vernon wildlife species include raccoons, opossums, squirrels, rats, skunks several species of snakes and bats, and more. Many animals can cause considerable damage to a house, not to mention contamination. We offer repairs of animal entry points and biohazard cleanup and we guarantee our work. Our Mount Vernon rodent (rat and mouse) control is superior to other pest management companies. All of our wildlife trapping is done in a humane manner. Of course, we are properly New York state licensed. We are highly experienced in Mount Vernon raccoon removal, squirrel removal, bat control, and more.
 
We at Intrepid Wildlife Services believe we are the best Mount Vernon trappers of wildlife, and would be happy to serve your Mount Vernon bat removal or pigeon and bird control needs with a professional solution. Skunks, moles, and other animals that can damage your lawn - we trap them all. Our professional pest management of wildlife and animals can solve all of your Mount Vernon critter removal needs. Our specialty is removal of animals in homes such as raccoons in the attic or squirrels in the attic. If you need Mount Vernon pigeon control, Canada geese or other bird removal, we can help. We are experts with skunk problems, digging animals such as armadillos, & groundhogs, and we offer New York dead animal removal. We trap mice and voles. We do home repairs, animal prevention, and removal of critters from the attic, ceiling, basement, animal in the wall, and any part of a building. Give us a call at 914-595-4833 for a price quote and more information.

Remember, we at Intrepid Wildlife Services run a wildlife removal company, and charge for our services. If you are searching for help with a dog or cat issue, you need to call your local Westchester County animal control or SPCA. They can assist you with problems such as a dangerous dog, stray cats, lost pets, etc. There is no free service in Westchester County that provides assistance with wild animals.

Westchester County Animal Services, NY:
(914) 632-2925


Mount Vernon Wildlife Tip:
All about an armadillo's shell

If you were to inquire people to explain an armadillo, the no doubt answer you'd find is that it is a protected rat. In spite of basic conviction, notwithstanding, it is neither a rat nor a marsupial. They have a place with the less regularly known request cingular relations Dasypodidae. Their nearest living connections are sloths plus insect-eating animals. It is their shell, called a carapace that authentically recognizes them from extra comparable animals. It is made of bone and has a tough tissue coating on the exterior, much like turtles and tortoises. This is the armadillo's primary defense against predators. While it does have teeth and large claws for its size, neither are meant for fighting. They must rely on their protective armor, or escape into their underground tunnels, which are always nearby.

This protective shell running along its back and the top of its head will protect it from predators, but it has a soft and vulnerable underbelly. Predators such as coyotes, bears, and mountain lions pose a serious threat to these creatures as there is only one species, the three-banded armadillo that is capable of rolling into a ball to protect its weak underbelly. Other species of armadillo have too many plates along their back curl their bodies to that degree.

When threatened an armadillo will freeze to see if the predator will ignore them. If not, they will leap into the air in an attempt to surprise their opponent. They will then flee to the nearest cover, preferably their burrow. While their armor is tough, it will not save them if they become trapped. Their shell is made up of about 2,000 tiny scales, or scutes, which are composed of the protein keratin. Their carapace is divided into two segments; the anterior scapular shield, which covers its forequarters, and the posterior scapular shield, which covers its hindquarters. In between these two segments are a series of bands that vary depending on the species of armadillo. These are thinner and more flexible, allowing for greater mobility. In most species of armadillo, the carapace is attached to the skin on all sides.

The exception to this rule is the three-banded armadillos. In their case, the carapace is not attached along its lateral sides. This is what allows it to tuck in and form a ball shape when threatened. All of the other species' carapaces do not allow for this much mobility, and they cannot completely cover their vulnerable underside.

While certainly not the most intimidating defense mechanism, the armadillo's carapace has certainly proven effective against the predators that would seek to make a meal out of these creatures.  
Mount Vernon, NY Animal News Clip:
No current news article at this time.  If you need Mount Vernon raccoon removal, rat trapping, squirrel removal, or have any questions about a wildlife problem in Mount Vernon, please give Intrepid Wildlife Services a call at 914-595-4833, and we will listen to your problem, give you a price quote, and schedule an appointment, usually same day or next day, to solve the problem.
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