CRITTER ALERT: Wild animal season is upon...

CRITTER ALERT: Wild animal season is upon us, with scores of pesky critters descending on suburban yards, raiding garbage and setting up house in attics. . . . From Woodland Hills to Studio City, opossums are the No. 1 offenders in the Valley, say wildlife officials. . .Defending yourself against these pests starts with prevention, by removing temptation and securing your house (B5).

Most Unwanted List

Top four small wild animals trapped in the Valley by L.A. regulators in the year ending April 30. Opossums: 2,387 Squirrels: 664 Skunks: 174 Raccoons: 153 Source: West Valley Animal Shelter

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