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From: Pamela Sasser
Park Ridge, IL
Hi, My neighbor has hired an animal removal service to trap a raccoon that was in their garage attic. That animal had left and they have patched the entry point but are still trapping and euthanizing raccoons every night out on their roof. They have trapped adults and many small babies all who just happen by though I have seen kibble up there to lure them to the area!! Can this company just keep killing all our wildlife day after day? Unlimited? Using fear tactics on neighbor. Thanks

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From: Laura Kammin
Visiting Extension Specialist, Pollution Prevention
Extension-Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program
Pamela, If the raccoons are not causing damage, then I'd contact the local IDNR district willdife biologist to see what can be done. Trapping is meant to control property damage, not to wipe out the local population of raccoons. In your area you would contact Joe Rogus or Bob Massey at (815) 476-2523.

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