Wildlife Library | Mick's Exterminating
Professional & Reliable Pest Solutions Since 1973
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Wildlife Library

Wildlife Library

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Mick’s Exterminating has been providing professional pest services for our residential clients in St. Charles, O’Fallon and surrounding St. Louis, Lincoln and Warren County residents for over 35 years. Our approach will solve your pest issues promptly using methods that are safe for you, your kids and your pets. We developed our own training program that has been approved by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Our state-certified technicians will work with you to determine the best solution to your pest-related issues. Mick’s Exterminating specializes in managing many residential wildlife species including: 


Click on any of our frequently asked questions to reveal the answer.



GroundhogGroundhogs primarily eat wild grasses and other vegetation, including berries and agricultural crops, when available.


Groundhogs can cause damage to home gardens, farms, orchards and field crops as a result of their feeding and burrowing habits.


Learn more here.


MiceRats, mice and voles are among the most destructive pests in the world.


They contaminate our food, cause structural damage, and negatively impact our general health. Voles can especially cause problems by damaging lawns, gardens, tree plantings and other plants.If they aren’t controlled by effective pest control, rodents can cause severe economic loss and human suffering.


Click here for more information on mice, rats and voles.


MoleMoles can be problematic in Missouri during the spring months. You will typically tampered soil in areas where they populate.


Find out more about moles, prevention and solutions on our moles page.


RaccoonRaccoons eat plants, fruits, berries, nuts, fish, frogs, insects, turtles, mice, rabbits, muskrats and bird eggs.


Raccoons are known for carrying rabies. They can also cause property damage when they enter buildings.


To learn more click here.



Squirrels are most active in the morning and late afternoon. Around these times the squirrels will often bury nuts for winter use.Tree squirrels are considered pests because they frequently enter attics in the winter, chew on electrical, TV and cable wires and enhance fire hazards.


For more information on squirrels and prevention tips click here.

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