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Hello,
I just found a pile of scat in my basement. when I say a pile, A PILE! whatever critter this is, its going in the same spot. I lived with someone who had ferrets and it is very similar in size, shape and color. I live in the Pocono Mtns, PA. is it a weasel? Mink? I will need advice on how to lure it into a have a heart trap. if you would give me your expertise and insight on this I would appreciate it.

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The first task is to determine what it is. Unfortunately, you didn't describe the scat. You can visit http://icwdm.org and read how to describe the scat in a manner so that the diagnostic clues will be revealed.

Once identified, read the literature on the site for control.  

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I was a professional animal damage controller. If you are having problems with squirrels, raccoons, beavers, moles, voles, etc. damaging your property, I can help give you information to resolve that damage. I was an assistant editor for Wildlife Control Technology magazine and have published numerous articles as well as two books in this field.

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former Assistant Editor of Wildlife Control Technology magazine, the nation's only exclusive professional magazine for animal damage controllers. I have published two books, the Wildlife Removal Handbook and the Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook.

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