Fairhope Armadillo Removal Armadillo Digging up Yard

Fairhope Armadillo Removal from a home or business is a very common request for many animal removal professionals. In North America, the most common species of Armadillo is the Nine-Banded Armadillo. This armadillo can weigh up to 22 pounds, and up to 23 inches in length. The armadillo is know for it’s leathery, armored shell. In fact, it’s name in Spanish is “little armored one”. This tiny creature is also known to jump, straight into the air, up to 4 feet when frightened.

Facts about Armadillos

Armadillos will:

  • Dig up yards
  • Dig up gardens in search of food
  • Dig Under a building’s foundation

The armadillo is a burrowerand it’s extra sharp claws allow it to quickly dig under the surface. The armadillo also hunts for it’s prey, mainly insects and grubs, underground. And while they are known to dig up entire gardens and whole yards in search for food, they will, at times, be extremly helpful to a farmer or gardener. They hunt out and eat many types of insects and grubs, keeping your garden safe. But, this can often wind out of control, creating bigger and bigger burrows and tunnels, just in search of food and shelter. They often live in a massive burrow, or several burrows together. On average, a burrow can measure a huge 8 inches wide, 7 feet deep, and an astounding 25 feet long! This is precisely why these animals should be removed from a yard.

Call us for Armadillo Removal, Control and problems in Fairhope, Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Foley, Lillian, Spanish Fort, Daphne, Bay Minette and Elberta Alabama, (251) 510-4316.

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