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The best way to repel an armadillo is to build a fence around the yard. Fence panels should be hung close together so that the armadillo can't squeeze through them. The bottom of the fence should extend at least 1 foot u... More »

The best way to prevent armadillos from getting into a yard and destroying the lawn is erecting a fence that doesn't have spaces that are large enough for the armadillos to crawl through. It should be deeply buried in th... More »

The best way to keep snakes away from a yard is to remove organic debris, such as overgrown bushes or grass piles. Sealing small holes in house and patio foundations removes hiding places and potential food sources for t... More »

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