Identification of Flying squirrel in Georgia
Like Its Cousin the Eastern Gray Squirrel, the flying squirrel is common throughout the eastern United States. Distinguishing characteristics include gray or brown coloring on their backs and a web of skin connecting the front and rear legs. This web of skin allows the animal to glide through the air from tree to tree and onto homes or other buildings. The squirrel’s flat tail helps the animal maneuver in the air.
The Southern flying squirrel is nocturnal prefers forested areas where they feed on acorns and other nut varieties. They are social animals that do not hibernate during winter but do nest together to share warmth.
How and when flying squirrel removal is needed
The Georgia flying squirrel prefers to live in colonies. During the winter months they seek shelter and can take up residence in residential attics. Sometimes more than 20 animals overwinter in one attic space. The small animals can easily gain access to your attic and spaces inside your walls through small cracks or openings in exhaust vents or chimney caps. If you notice flying squirrels or hear them in your home, call Urban Wildlife Control to deal with your Georgia flying squirrel removal problem.
Flying squirrel damage in Georgia
Like all rodents flying squirrels have to gnaw to keep their teeth sharp. They will chew on insulation, water pipes and electrical wiring. Their activities can cause water damage, loss of efficient installation and create a danger of potential house fire. Their droppings have a powerful stench and may pose a health risk to your family.Atlanta flying squirrel removal and control.
Steps for Removal and Control of Flying Squirrel Georgia
The first step in flying squirrel removal from your attic is a trapping program. The animals are trapped and relocated at least ten miles away from your home. After trapping is finished, Urban Wildlife Control seal your property to prevent future infestation. Finally, we clean away droppings and contaminated insulation to get rid of the smell and possible health hazards. Flying squirrel removal is a process with several steps. If all steps are not taken to eliminate the issues the flying squirrel removal process will not produce the desired results.