When Raccoons Fall through Your Ceiling: The Handbook for Coexisting with Wildlife

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"Andrea Dawn Lopez, a former manager at Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, Inc., in San Antonio, Texas, has distilled her knowledge of dealing with wildlife in When Raccoons Fall through Your Ceiling. She tackles a wide variety of situations that occur when human and non-human worlds clash. Have you found a baby bird on your porch? Is a snake taking up residence in your garage? Or perhaps woodpeckers are drumming against your house? Lopez offers advice on how to deal humanely with each situation with tips on relocation, repelling, and when to
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"Andrea Dawn Lopez, a former manager at Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, Inc., in San Antonio, Texas, has distilled her knowledge of dealing with wildlife in When Raccoons Fall through Your Ceiling. She tackles a wide variety of situations that occur when human and non-human worlds clash. Have you found a baby bird on your porch? Is a snake taking up residence in your garage? Or perhaps woodpeckers are drumming against your house? Lopez offers advice on how to deal humanely with each situation with tips on relocation, repelling, and when to call in the experts (for when the bears are rattling your trash cans)." When Raccoons Fall through Your Ceiling is a practical handbook to codify for the general public how to deal with wildlife-related problems and concerns. It will be of interest to wildlife rehabilitation centers, state wildlife agencies, veterinarians, and those fortunate enough to live in an area enhanced by wild birds, reptiles, and mammals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574411546
  • Publisher: University of North Texas Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2002
  • Series: A Practical Guide Series
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 When Raccoons Fall through Your Ceiling: How to repel wildlife from your home and yard 7
Ch. 2 Myths about Baby Birds: What to do if you find a baby bird 27
Ch. 3 Growing the Deer-Resistant Garden: How to protect your foliage from hungry deer 41
Ch. 4 There's a Cardinal Knocking on My Window: How to discourage roosting and nesting birds 51
Ch. 5 Leave Bambi in the Forest: What to do if you find a fawn 61
Ch. 6 Lions and Tigers and Bears: Well, maybe not tigers! Tips for coexisting with major predators 72
Ch. 7 Ducklings in My Swimming Pool: How to make way for some common visitors 84
Ch. 8 Thumper, Flower, Meeko, and Who Knows What Else?: What to do if you find other baby animals 91
Ch. 9 If You Hate Mosquitoes, You'll Learn to Love Bats: How to humanely repel bats and even appreciate them 106
Ch. 10 There's Snake Asleep in Our Jeep: How to create an environment that's unpleasant for snakes 116
Ch. 11 Wildlife First Aid and Rescue: How to contain, treat, and transport an injured wild animal 125
Afterword 145
References and Resources 147
Index 165
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2003

    Great Resource for Coexisting with Wildlife!

    Ms.Lopez previous experiences and user friendly writing make this a must have resource for anyone wanting the best information on how to coexist with wildlife. Superb resource for teachers!!

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