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Dallas Armadillo Control is a very common request for many Armadillo Control professionals. In North America, the most common species of Armadillo is the Nine-Banded Armadillo. This type of armadillo can weigh up to 22 pounds, and up to 23 inches in length. Around the world, the Giant Armadillo can weigh up to 130 pounds and 4 feet in length! The armadillo is know for it's leathery, armored shell. In fact, it's name in Spanish is "little armored one."
Facts about Dallas Armadillo Control
- Armadillos dig anywhere
- Under whole yards
- Throughout gardens in search of food
- Under a building foundation
The armadillo is a burrower. It's extra sharp claws allow it to quickly dig under surfaces. The armadillo also hunts for it's prey, mainly insects and grubs, underground. And while they are known to demolish gardens, and whole yards, in search for food, they will, at times, be extremely helpful to a farmer or gardener. They hunt out and eat many types of insects and grubs, keeping your garden safe. But, this can often wind out of control, creating bigger and bigger burrows and tunnels, just in search of food and shelter.
Armadillos often live in a massive burrow, or several burrows together. On average, a burrow can measure a huge 8 inches wide, 7 feet deep, and an astounding 25 feet long! This is precisely why these animals should be removed from a yard.
Dallas Armadillo Control offers:
- Armadillo Removal and Armadillo Control
- Sealing of burrow entrances and holes in yard
- Pinpointing and sealing any potential entry points
A fast reproduction rate, coupled with a small amount of creatures that prey on the armadillo has allowed the armadillo population to explode out of control. In the late 1800s, armadillos where only found in Florida and states around Mexico. By 2000, armadillos where common in Arkansas, Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Oklahoma. Now a decade later, armadillos are found in southern Illinois and Indiana. It is rumored that they will continue to spread to the entire east coast but not too far north because of their poor tolerance to cold.