Flying squirrel removal and control services in NJ
"Do Flying Squirrels really fly?" Flying squirrels aren't like regular squirrels that you always see normally, and they don't literally fly either. The flying squirrel is smaller than the average squirrel, and it possesses a gliding membrane, called a patagium, which allows it to float. This gliding membrane is actually a fold of skin that extends from the flying squirrel’s front wrist to the ankle on the hind leg. When it extends its legs, the membrane unfolds, and forms a keen gliding surface. The flying squirrel is able to steer itself by flattening its tail and using it as a rudder as well as a stabilizer as it soars through the air.
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If you are wondering whether flying squirrels inhabit your area, then take a look at the acorn or hickory nut shells that you find on the forest floor. Gray Squirrel crushes and crunch acorn. Flying squirrels cut a smooth ovular or circular opening in the shell of the nut (like taking the top off). With a larger or heavier shelled nut, the flying squirrel will create a second opening, or cut the entire end of the nut open. Another distinguishing characteristic of the flying squirrel is that it is a nocturnal creature for the reason being that it helps keeping stealth mode. A squirrel's usual habitat is inside tree cavities in hardwoods. It enters the smallest of cracks and holes. They enter the attics through the eaves and sophists.
Problems with Flying Squirrels:
Chew ornamental and potted plants, damages screens, they may gnaw on wood, electrical wiring and insulation causing fires. Main reason why flying squirrels enter homes is to seek shelter and a hiding place and they like to hide in the insulation. Alco Animal & Pest Control provides full flying squirrel removal and control services in NJ. We are more than happy to inform New Jersey and out of state visitors on these and other species that (might) cause dangers to their health. We offer great advice and solutions because we are well certified and informed when it comes to animal control and the safety of animals in New Jersey, that is our main priority.
Alco NJ Animal & Pest Control specializes in Flying Squirrel Removal in the following NJ counties: