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Wildlife Pests

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Watching wildlife is enjoyable, but sometimes wild creatures can damage your property or even put your family in danger. Learn how to preserve the beauty of your yard and keep your family safe.

To locate an authorized nuisance wildlife trapper in your area, visit Florida FWC's Nuisance Wildlife Trappers page. For information about dealing with pesky bugs in your yard, see Insect Pests.

See Attracting Wildlife to learn how to turn your yard into an inviting place for birds and animals. See our Environment section for general information about Florida's wildlife.

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