What Does A Raccoon Paw Look Like

Knowing how animals’ paws, in general, look like will give you a great clue what animal you are most likely dealing with. This is certainly the case in the colder months of the winter where the animals leave tracks in the snow. Raccoons in particular are fond of our foods and the foods we keep of our beloved pets. Lawns also seem a great source of nutrition to the raccoons as the soil often contain grubs. To take the right measures, you need to identify the animal first. So what does a raccoon paw look like? You will be surprised to find out that raccoon paws look eerily human. They have the resemblance of a werewolf hand as seen in many depictions of werewolves in movies. Just like the human hand, the raccoon paw has a palm, five fingers, and five nails. The shape of each finger is more pointed and the nails are more protruded. The raccoon paw has no webbings compared to the human hand as well as no opposable thumbs.

The raccoon is known as a great fisherman. The raccoon often enters shallow waters and wades through the water waiting for the perfect opportunity to catch the fish. People who have ponds in their yards are, particularly at risk. Since raccoons are nocturnal animals, they are more active at night. Raccoons do not have an appetite only for fish but a range of animals that are often seen near waters such as frogs.

To humanely remove raccoons from your property, hire the professional animal control technicians from Raccoon Control.

Their dexterous paws are often an unmissable tool to ingeniously prying open garbage bins. These paws allow raccoons to take all sorts of actions that the human hand can do. Not only are they able to figure out the mechanisms fairly easily they can fully exploit them for their gain. They know how to open doors, open jars, and turn the safety lock on most compost bins present mounted on them throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

Raccoons are very problematic animals that use their intelligence to outsmart humans, their flexibility to intrude our habitats, and their dexterity to feed themselves. The raccoons are an all-round threat because they have adjusted so well to urban life and know how to exploit it for their gains. Many raccoons invade the attic space in search of a warm and safe space away from the elements and predators. The attic space is such a convenient location that the mother raccoons often decide to give birth in these spaces twice a year. In the spring and the winter. Raccoons present in attic spaces can cause immense damage to the insulation and can compromise the health of the residents living on the property. Raccoons often find their way in by pushing or simply by tearing of the soffit.

These wildlife animals leave their feces and urine behind creating a nauseating of excretions in the attic space. When raccoon presence is found and removed, it must always be sanitized completely before installing new insulation.

To safely remove wildlife animals, it is strongly advised to hire professional help to take care of the situation as swiftly as possible. Professional wildlife control technicians are specialized individuals that are trained in the removal of all sorts of animals found throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

To book an appointment, contact the professional wildlife control technicians from Raccoon Control!