Miami Wildlife Control
The Miami Wildlife Habitat
Urban environments, such as Miami with its plentiful high rises, dense population and over six million residents, provides wildlife with the three main things they are looking for - food, water and shelter.
Most nuisance wildlife can adapt to just about any environment once their three needs are met. In cities, trash and dumpsters can be particularly inviting to rats, raccoons, opossums and other animals seeking an easy food source. There is also the food chain itself to consider. If rats are attracted to garbage in the dumpsters, then larger wildlife such as foxes, bobcats, snakes, coyotes and birds of prey will be drawn into the city to feed upon their natural prey.
Trash In Residential Neighborhood
An abundance of parking garages, lush landscaping, home attics and highrises, such as those found in Miami, offer animals plenty of places to hide, shelter and set up residence. Any cavity, overhang or simply the eaves of a building can provide a nice nesting area for bats, pigeons, birds and other animals.
Water is plentiful in cities as well, fountains, puddles, man made park ponds, and drainage ditches provide animals with the water they need.
A Water Source For Animals
Prevention And Control In Urban Miami-Dade
Some of the very things that make a city attractive to wildlife can also make problems easier to control. For instance, buildings can be proofed, repaired, adapted and constructed to make them less tempting and accessible to wildlife. It is easier to adapt a man made structure than it is to change a tree or natural resource. And trash and other food sources for animals can be managed too, cutting down on animals such as mice and rats that bring in the snakes, coyotes and foxes, goes a long way toward prevention. Water is a bit harder to control, but if food and shelter are eliminated the animal will have to move on - when it comes to food, water, and shelter, wildlife needs all three to thrive, water alone will not give them a reason to stick around.
Food In Urban Garden
If you live in Miami or surrounding areas such as Miami Beach, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Key Biscayne, Virginia Key, Fontainebleau, Westchester or South Miami, we can help. Miami Springs, Doral, Medley, Sweetwater, Hialeah, Sunset, Kendale Lakes, Kendall, and Palmetto Bay are also areas where we provide service.
1242 SW Pine Island Rd., Suite 310
Cape Coral, Florida 33991-2126
Coral Gables and Southeast Florida