Animal burrow--what to do?

peggydobbsJuly 10, 2007


I dug a hole, then broke my ankle. When I got back to the hole, 6 months later, an animal had moved in. The burrow entrance is in the side of the hole, diameter about 6 inches, and definitely active. However, I don't know what kind of animal, although we have rabbits, woodchuck & skunk in our area.

Now I want to fill the hole. I'm happy to share my space with the animal, but his/her exit hole is not in a good place. How can I encourage him/her to make a new exit? I definitely want the hole filled and don't want the new exit hole right in that corner.


And, is there a better forum on which to post this question?

Many thanks, Peggy M

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You should probably contact somebody who does this professionally. Often filling in a hole won't work, as the animal will simply move back in. Depending on the animal there may also be regulations regarding what can and can't be done.

    Bookmark   July 10, 2007 at 4:11PM
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