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There are many people who opt for capturing a wild animal that has gotten on their property instead of deciding to simply scare it away or to do something to terminate it. They don't want the animal around their property, but are not willing to go to the extraordinary means of taking the animal's life. This is just too much for them.
Instead, they decide to use some kind of trap to capture the animal so that they can then located to another location where they will let it go this is a very humane thing to do, but the primary concern that people have is how do they get a wild animal out of a live trap?
This is one of the more interesting questions that you may encounter, because getting the animal to leave the cage that you have trapped that in May be a little more complicated than you had thought. With most live traps that you would purchase, there is a special door on the cage that allows you to open it so that the animal can get out easily. You take the cage to whatever location you wish to release the animal from, open that door, and then leave for a little while, allowing the animal to get out and continue on its way. It seems like a no-brainer when you get down to it.
However, this is not always as easy as you may think. Some animals can be a bit stubborn, leading you to wonder what you can do here.
The most important step to take first is to ensure that you are protecting yourself. This means that before you transport the cage were open the door that you have on gloves, a protective mask, goggles, boots, and clothing that covers your exposed skin. This ensures that you not only don't have to worry about the animal scratching or biting you, but you make it less likely that you will contract some kind of disease from the animal. That's important!
When you arrive at your destination set the cage in an open area where you intend to release it. Before opening the door, it is a good idea to use some kind of enticement that can cause the animal to come out of the cage. The same bait that you used to trap the animal would be ideal for you to use to get it out of the cage.
Place a little bit of the bait outside the cage door, and then lead a trail away from the cage to where you have a larger supply of the bait. The animal will follow that trail out of the cage to wherever you have placed the pile at. Once it is arrived at that location, simply close the cage door, put it back in your vehicle or whatever object you use to transport the animal, and head on your way. Your problem is not resolved in your animal is in its new location.
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