What should I do with an armadillo after I catch it?
The armadillos like to dig up all the food that they can eat, and they are not going to eat the foods off a surface if they are not bugs or ants. Therefore, there is no bait that can be set inside a trap to lure the armadillos within the trap. The trappers have tried for a long time and they have failed. The key to catching the armadillos is setting up a trap in the right location along the path of the armadillos. The professionals are aware of the behavior of armadillos and they know how to set the trap in the proper way in order to get rid of the armadillos quickly. When you have decided that you will set the trap to catch the armadillos, you have to be aware of the local laws and make sure that the trapping in the area is legal. In certain areas, an animal may be euthanized upon its capture, and this is not a task that is easy for most homeowners. In some states, it is not legal to relocate or transport the armadillos. If you are not a trapper, you may be breaking the law if you trap the armadillos on your own.
When you have caught the armadillo, you should put the armadillo in a cage or in the bed of a truck or car, and you can put the trap down on a rag in order to block dirt. Then you can drive the animal over 5 miles away to the approved relocation area when it is legal. You can then open the door and let the animal out.
When you have already trapped the armadillos, you have to consider using repellent in order to stop them from coming back to your place. You can use both the traps and the repellents to ensure that you get the maximum protection against the armadillos. People choose to relocate the armadillos when they do not want to see them getting harmed. When you call for the professional, he will be able to set up humane cage traps and remove animals in s timely manner and relocate it to the right place.
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