Raccoon removal depends on where the problem is. For instance, the way a raccoon is removed from the attic will differ from the way a raccoon is removed from the yard. However, one thing is for sure, they are dangerous animals as they can carry rabies and can spread other diseases such as raccoon roundworms which can be easily transmitted and is deadly. Furthermore, they have a very terrible attitude when trapped, so raccoon removal should be done by a licensed and trained professional.
Raccoons – Cute But Dangerous
Raccoons are small, have gray fur, and are also known for the “black mask” across their eyes. Most raccoons have bushy tails with alternating gray and black stripes. This “black mask” as well as their cat-like look have made them appear adorable to many people. However, although they have a cute appearance, raccoons are dangerous wild animals and can be a nuisance as they can cause harm to people and pets as well as damage to property. Again, raccoon removal must be handled by individuals who are trained and experienced.
Unlike other urban wildlife, raccoons are exceptional and clever creatures where they are frequently capable of doing this such as lifting and removing the lids on garbage cans to rummage for food. Moreover, their paws bear a resemblance to fingers and are very dexterous which allows them to twist open jars as well as turn doorknobs. It’s no wonder raccoons get a supporting and even starring roles movies.
Raccoons as Main and Supporting Actors In Movies
Rocket, from the blockbuster film “Guardians of the Galaxy”, is portrayed as a ferocious, cunning, genetically enhanced raccoon who is a weapons expert. He is presently deemed as the standard-bearer for the raccoon species. But, before Rocket, there are other movies wherein raccoons are featured as well as their cleverness. Below are a few that you may want to watch to find out:
- Incredibles 2 (2018)
- The Nut Job (2014)
- Furry Vengeance (2010)
- Over the Hedge (2006)
- Brother Bear 2 (2006)
- Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
- Elf (2003)
- Saving Silverman (2001)
- Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
- Pocahontas (1995)
- Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
- Pom Poko (1994)
- The Great Outdoors (1988)
- The Money Pit (1986)
- Rascal (1969)