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What is the best bait to catch an armadillo?

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Bait is usually ineffective in luring armadillos and should not be used, as it may attract pets or other animals. Proper placement of a trap is the key to catching armadillos.

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Armadillo traps should be placed near the animal's burrow or along a route the armadillo uses often. The trap should be placed flat on the ground so that it does not rattle or wobble as the armadillo enters it. Walls and temporary fences can be used to help funnel the armadillo into the trap. Once caught, the armadillo can be humanely destroyed or relocated to another area, depending on state and local regulations.

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