North America is home to a massive raccoon population, but that doesn’t mean they’re invincible. Young raccoons are susceptible to a vast number of dangers that can easily end their lives. Most litters have a 50% or less survival rate and those that do survive have to cop with long winters and dangerous conditions.
Raccoons can live up to 20 years but in the wild or in the city they tend to live 2 or 3 years. This shows how many dangers they have to deal with.
Young raccoons may end up orphaned after their mother is run over or starves. Heavy traffic is a killer of raccoons. In some cases, you don’t even need a predator. Raccoons will often get into brutal fights in an attempt to kill females young so as to ensure his own off-springs greater survival. Messed up, right?
They are also in danger of catching distemper which kills thousands of raccoons every year.
As far as living predators, there are humans, but also other wildlife. For instance, young raccoons are often killed by wolves and coyotes, even owls are up for a bite.
Sadly, raccoons are adept at hiding from predators and dangers, usually in your attic. Don’t try to remove it yourself, its best to trust the professional raccoon removal services in Toronto.
At raccoon control, we know how to get a coon out of your attic. We have the tools and the know-how to remove the animal from your life and sterilize the mess it left. We can even replace your insulation. But best of all, we can give you peace of mind.
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