On the surface of the UK country lawn or on the beds, knolls of loose earth often appear? Most likely, this is the work of a mole. How to drive away an animal in humane ways and how to deal with moles?
Moles have very sensitive hearing, loud sounds frighten and annoy animals. Therefore, the most popular and likely methods of struggle are sound and ultrasonic repellers. These devices look like pins that need to be stuck into the ground in places where moles are found, as this is clearly visible through the thickness of the surface. Such repellers can be effective against rodents and snakes.
Another effective way to expel a mole using vibrations is an air spinner on a metal or wooden pin. As it rotates, it also creates vibrations that propagate through the soil. You can buy such a turntable in a store or make it yourself.
In stores, you can buy special traps for moles, but they injure or even kill the animal. An equally effective, but at the same time humane alternative is pipe traps that allow you to catch a mole, but do not harm it.
Pipe traps are placed in a mole tunnel. When the animal passes through it, it gets stuck in the pipe. Then the trap must be pulled out and the mole released away from human habitation. Best of all – in the field, in the floodplain of the river, on the edge or in a deciduous forest. The soils of coniferous forests are too tough for him.
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