The raccoon is one of the most fascinating animals we deal with here at Advanced Wildlife Control. They are known for their masked face and ringed tail. Raccoons are usually black and grey in fur color but have been found with red and brown fur as well as dirty blonde and brown fur. They have extremely-skilled front paws that act just like human hands. Raccoons usually weigh around 10-20 pounds, but we’ve trapped raccoons weighing up to 40 pounds!
Raccoons are scavengers and will eat basically anything like fish, berries, small rodents, and more. They are also known to feed in your garbage cans giving them the iconic name: “trash pandas.” Raccoons are highly adaptable, skilled, and strong animals. A mother raccoon will tear right into your attic to have her babies.