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Animal trapping l Off Kilter


Last updated 7/6/2021 at 11:25am

We’re in the process of building a new home. It’s located on a now empty lot down on the water in Edmonds.

Turns out we have colonies of mountain beaver living underground on this parcel. They have lived in the Pacific Northwest for thousands of years.

The major problem with them is they can destabilize a hill. A hill full of underground boroughs can actually collapse, so we hired a trapper.

They put three “have a heart” traps on the parcel. They capture the animal “live,” then you call the trapper to come and relocate the animal. Only problem is if your land (ours did) has m...

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