Grand Rapids wildlife removal - article of the month
Beavers are among North America’s and Eurasia’s premier semi-aquatic rodent.
Beavers have been building dams since the Pleistocene era and we have learned
valuable information on building our Grand Rapids bird control dams from observing beavers build theirs.
Beavers are popular in American culture as the symbols of communities and in children’s
literature. Unfortunately, the beaver Grand Rapids bird control population is quickly fading into memory as the water
quality of lakes and rivers become increasingly contaminated and their natural habitat of
forested areas is cut down.
Beavers come in many colors such as brown, Grand Rapids rodent extermination red, black and beige. They are large rodents that
can weigh up to 60 pounds, with the females usually being larger than the males. Beavers have
webbed hind feet, an oily coat to protect it Grand Rapids rodent extermination from cold waters, and four large incisors that are
used for gnawing on wood. A beaver’s teeth will continue to grow throughout its life to compensate
for the wearing down process of chewing on Grand Rapids rodent extermination hard materials. Beavers also have a broad, scaly tail that
is used to warn other beavers of a potential danger by slapping it on the water. The sound can be heard
for quite a distance under water as well as Grand Rapids rodent extermination above it.
The diet of a beaver consists mainly of the wood of trees. The main trees that beavers snack on include;
aspens, pine, willows, birch, maple, cottonwood and cherry Grand Rapids bat removal trees. However, beavers will also eat some plants
that are found around the lakes such as pondweeds and water lilies. Trees are essential to a beaver’s life not
only for eating but also for building its home. A beaver’s Grand Rapids bat removal home is called a lodge and is composed mainly of sticks,
branches and mud. The mud acts as an insulator against snow and rain and it also acts as a shield against predators.
Lodges are located near the larger dam and contain many Grand Rapids bat removal underwater exits, and it is equipped with several rooms for
food storage and living space.
The dam serves a very important function for itself Grand Rapids rat control and other animals living in that particular ecosystem.
The ponds that are created by beaver dams isolate the beaver’s home, offers protection against predators and
also creates a wetland area where new species of Grand Rapids rat control insects and animals can live, eat and reproduce. Human dams
are different in that is cuts off so much land that it displaces all of the species downstream and drowns all
of the species living upstream.
Beavers are very social creatures and live in a similar fashion to that of humans and Grand Rapids snake removal. There is a male and a female
beaver that raise their offspring together. However, beavers will also live in communal lodges where there may be
up to 3 other male-female-children units. The parents Grand Rapids snake removal will teach the young how to be good beavers by repairing the
dam, catching food and playing. Beavers can be very territorial and it is important to them to retain a family structure
so that they can be more tolerant of neighboring beavers. Beavers Grand Rapids snake removal are very human-like, or maybe we are very beaver-like?
Humans have completely contributed to the inevitable extinction of the beaver with the fur trade and its valuable
glands that are used for perfumes and Grand Rapids raccoon removal certain medicines. In Europe, the beaver came very close to extinction for
the medicine Castoreum that was a very popular analgesic in the early 20th century. Beaver fur is highly valued and
has been a popular trade item for traders Grand Rapids raccoon removal and barters and trapping beavers is still legal today. In fact, there are
hardly any regulations at all pertaining to the sustainability of the beaver which is very unfortunate as they are
integral players in sustaining ecosystems.
Other Grand Rapids animal pest control topics:
What is the Best Bait to Trap an Opossum
What Damage Can Rats Cause in the Attic
What are Some Ways to Kill a Groundhog
What to do With a Bat After You Catch it
Michigan wildlife such as birds and rodents are the number
one culprits of infesting attics during our cold winters.
If you have been hearing movements feel free to give us a call.
These little critters can do some big damage like wire chewing and
their droppings are toxic to humans and pets. Our teams is trained
in trapping and removing these critters from your home, as well as
preventing them from returning.
We service the following cities:
Allendale, Byron, Caledonia,
Cannon, Cascade, Comstock, Gaines, Georgetown,
Kentwood, Plainfield, Walker,
and Norton Shores.
We also service the following counties:
Allegan County, Ionia County, Mecosta County,
Barry County, Montcalm County, and Ottawa County.
We are ready to solve your Grand Rapids wildlife removal issue!