HELP! Something is digging up my lawn...

Old 10-25-14, 01:33 PM
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HELP! Something is digging up my lawn...

Some unknown critters are digging up my lawn. Here are some pictures:

IMG_20141012_110951 by BH1982, on Flickr

IMG_20141012_110845 by BH1982, on Flickr

IMG_20141012_110908 by BH1982, on Flickr

The ground near these dug area felt soft, almost spongy or hallow when walked on. I wasn't able to find any underground tunnels. What animals are responsible for these and how can I keep them away?
Old 10-25-14, 02:43 PM
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If you think there are tunnels leading from the holes then you may have moles or voles. Where are you located?
Old 10-25-14, 03:53 PM
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Agree with the moles. Just be glad it isn't hogs. Our state is now setting up a type of posse situation to help control the hog situation. In one night they can make your lawn look as if someone had plowed it with a turning plow.
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I believe it is moles. The spongy ground is most likely the underground tunnels that they make. A good bait for moles is the rubbery, gummy worms that are formulated with a rodenticide. They can be any brand name; what’s important is the gummy worm formulation. Our Tractor Supply carries them; Maybe Lowes and HD too.


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