Category: Raccoons

how to stop raccoons pooping on my shed roof-2

The shed roof is not so bad. It’s frustrating and it smells terrible and it means you can’t use your lovely new shed and all the gardening tools stored inside. Now, this can be caused by two general situations. If you are finding feces on the roof of the shed, and it is from a […]

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How to stop raccoons from pooping on my roof

There are a million and one devices, sprays and traps on the market to catch and fend off raccoons. Not one of them works. There are wives tails and internet blogs that will tell you laying plastic down will get the raccoon to leave you alone, they will just start a new latrine a new […]

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Do raccoons mark territory with poop

Raccoons are very territorial and aggressive animals. They do not respect other animals’ territory and will urinate and defecate on other animals’ latrines. They are moderately clean animals, for wild animals but the idea that raccoons use one latrine and only one is a fallacy. They may use a location repeatedly, like the roof, the […]

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Do raccoons poop in the same spot?

Raccoons sometimes poop in the same spot, but the idea that they constantly adhere to the notion of a latrine, or that they always try to defecate away from the nest is a wives tale. Raccoons are clean, for wild animals. They are still filthy and covered in their own feces and urine. They are […]

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How to deal with raccoon poop in your yard

Raccoons are a terrible infestation to have and can be a dangerous threat to you, your family, and your pets. The feces contain many illnesses and diseases and parasites but none are worse than the Raccoon roundworm. A child could easily find themselves tasting this dangerous material and a pet would go straight for and […]

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Why Are Raccoons So Active in the Spring

Raccoons are active in almost all seasons, they do sometimes hibernate in short bursts but they tend to prefer to remain active in the winter which is why they want to break into your attic, because it’s warm and lets them sleep without hibernating. After the winter ends the raccoons begin their mating game. They […]

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why are raccoons important to the ecosystem

Raccoons are omnivores and carrion feeders. They eat rotting meat and dead animals left by previous predators who hunted and then ate their fill and left the carcass behind. They are very active in the ecosystem, breaking down animal and plant structures and then filling the forest with feces that helps plants grow. This is […]

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Raccoon Intrusions Are on the Rise in Toronto

London seems to be having an issue with raccoons. Not that they are overrun, quite the opposite. The raccoons are actually dying at a rapid rate. Twice what was reported the previous year. Corpses fill the streets and parks and yards and raccoons have been reported to be acting strangely, active in the day and […]

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Raccoon Intrusions Are on the Rise in Toronto

Toronto is getting ever more populated and ever messier from that population. From garbage left on the streets for days and restaurants leaving everything, a raccoon could want in a locked garbage container. They are not coming to the city in greater numbers however, what is happening is all this food and shelter they can […]

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What Size Hole Can Raccoon Fit Through

Raccoons are nasty wildlife and real pests when they break into a home. But how much space do they really need to get through a hole in your roof? How much can they squeeze and contort their bodies to enter a hole? Very much it seems. Adult male raccoons can squeeze through holes as small […]

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