If you have alligators affecting your exterior property, you have come to the right place for professional help. We are professional alligator trappers or wildlife control technicians. Our main line of work is to remove alligators that enter properties and conflict with human or animal activities. Some examples are: Female Alligators that create nests to lay and raise their young in a marshy or wooded area. Alligators may enter a swimming pool, water way, or ponds during drought conditions. Alligators will often infest a property near an area with vegetation, mud, or water. We use the most current alligator live trapping techniques. If you have an alligator problem, contact us or give us a call to hire our alligator removal professionals.
Alligator Identification and Description
Living in freshwater areas like ponds, marshes, rivers and swamps, alligators can become a danger to humans when their environment is infringed upon and they have to go outside of their regular comfort zone to find food. Despite the fact that they are very heavy and have slow metabolisms, they are known for their short bursts of speed exceeding 30 miles per hour.
Existing populations of alligators can be found in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas, and Florida. Although they prefer fresh water, alligators will venture into stagnant water bodies and sometimes salt water as well. American alligators are a rarity, and in the U.S. are only found in the coastal areas of Florida.
Diet and Feeding Tendencies
Exclusively meat eaters, alligators will prey on whatever animals are in an immediate vicinity. Young alligators will eat snails, small fish, small mammals and birds. Adult alligators are known to eat larger animals, and are not above preying on other alligators. In all cases, alligator diets largely depend on what is available within the range they exist, and they frequently prey on pets and other domesticated animals like dogs and cats. In more rural areas, along with small farm animals, alligators are reported to have eaten full grown cattle and horses.
Primarily damage by alligators is limited to injuries or death to domestic animals and to people. Economically loss of livestock and other farm animals can be devastating. No matter the severity, all alligator bites must be treated, and serious attacks will require hospitalization. It is possible that infections can occur resulting from bacteria from alligator saliva.
Aside from the financial difficulties arising from the loss of animals, damage can also result in losses due to negligence lawsuits and damaged levees from alligator burrows or dens that require repair or replacement.
When alligators become a pest control problem, it is absolutely imperative to find professionals in your area with a well established set of techniques for removal in order to get rid of them.
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