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Crescent Springs, KY Mouse Removal (41017)

January 22nd, 2016

For mouse removal in Crescent Springs, KY or anywhere in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

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Crescent Springs, KY Mouse Removal (41017): Mice live just about everywhere, and they often choose to live in man-made structures such as houses, apartment buildings, office buildings, warehouses, or sheds, just to name a few. All homes and buildings in northern Kentucky are susceptible to mice, and many homes and businesses have mice, although we often go unaware. Mice usually stay out of sight, choosing to stay in unoccupied areas of a home or building. Attics, walls, duct work, crawlspaces, and basements are some very common places that mice reside. If mice are detected, it’s usually because scratching or squeaking is heard coming from the ceiling or walls. Less often, physical evidence left by mice is found. Some of the most common physical signs of mice include chew marks, crumbs, nesting materials, and droppings. It’s a rare occasion if TSWM receives calls from customers who know for sure that they have a mouse/mice problem, based on droppings, crumbs, and chew marks in food or other materials. It can be a little unsettling to find evidence of mice in your home or office, and when you do, you want to get rid of them right away.

It can often be difficult to determine whether a mouse/mice is the culprit making the noise, however, and not until a thorough inspection is complete can the animal be identified. Noises made from squirrels, birds, or bats are often mistaken for mice, and vice versa. Tri-State Wildlife Management provides removal and exclusion services for all wild animals, so no matter who the culprit is, we can take care of it for you. If another animal is to blame for making the noise in the walls or ceiling, a removal and exclusion plan can be implemented. This typically involves trapping the target animal and then repairing entry points or vulnerable areas on the home with wildlife grade construction materials.

Tri-State Wildlife Management will take care of your mouse problem. TSWM completes a house inspection to determine where the mice are located and where best to set up to trap them. TSWM never uses chemicals or pesticides of any kind to resolve a mouse issue. TSWM also educates customers on how to deter mice from their home or office through habitat modification. Some of the most important changes to consider are keeping enticing foods (bird seed and pet food, too) tightly packaged and making potential nesting materials unavailable. After the home inspection and setup, traps are monitored and/or checked until the customer and TSWM know the mouse issue has been resolved.

Tri-State Wildlife Management can take care of your mouse issue for you. As a full service company, TSWM will complete a home inspection and begin a trapping program. In addition, TSWM educates customers on how to remove and deter mice from your home. When you hire TSWM to resolve your mouse problem, you can ensure the process involves zero pesticides, toxicants, or chemicals of any kind.

Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully insured, and we stand behind all our work.

Crescent Springs, KY Mouse Removal (41017): For mouse removal anywhere in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

Independence, KY Dead Deer Removal (41051)

January 21st, 2016

For dead animal removal in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

Dead Deer Removal

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Independence, KY Dead Deer Removal (41051): Dead animal removal is an unappealing aspect of our business, which is why most companies do not attempt this endeavor. Tri-State Wildlife Management (TSWM) offers dead animal removal in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana, and is equipped to serve you when the need arises. Our well trained staff will remove the animal with as little inconvenience to the property owner as possible. We also have techniques and materials to manage odor.

Our most common calls for dead animal removal come from homeowners, businesses and cities who have a dead deer in a yard, parking lot, or high traffic area. When a home or business owner calls Tri-State Wildlife Management about a deer carcass on their property, it’s usually due to the deer being seriously injured by a vehicle, only to walk nearby and die.

Tri-State Wildlife Management takes the burden of a decomposing deer (and the related stench) off the hands of property, home, and business owners. TSWM removes dear carcasses at all stages of decomposition and can deodorize the area.

In addition to deer carcass removal, TSWM removes dead raccoons from chimneys/fireplaces, which is often caused by a fire being lit by a homeowner after hearing a raccoon in his or her fireplace or chimney, hoping to chase them out. It’s always a good idea to get a professional to remove the raccoons instead of trying to burn them out.

Whatever the wildlife issue, Tri-State Wildlife Management is here to serve your needs.

Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully licensed and insured, and we stand behind all our work.

Independence, KY Dead Deer Removal (41051): For animal carcass removal in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management.

Villa Hills, KY Wildlife Removal (41017)

January 20th, 2016

For wildlife removal anywhere in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

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Squirrel on Roof

Villa Hills, KY Wildlife Removal (41017): Wild animals in the greater Cincinnati area are taking advantage of the warmth that attics of homes and businesses offer. The main 3 culprits of attic-dwelling wildlife include raccoonssquirrels, and bats.

Raccoons are unpleasant house “guests”, since they not only tear apart your home to seek entry, but also they create smelly, unsanitary latrines in your attic insulation. Squirrels are also bad house “guests”, as they will chew entryways and gnaw on EVERYTHING in your attic, including rafters and electrical wires! Of course this is a major hazard, as chewed rafters can weaken the entire structure and chewed electrical wires can start a fire. If you have bats in your attic, you may not sense their presence until the spring, as they’re beginning to hibernate, but they also create unsanitary latrines and and can carry rabies, both important reasons to keep them out of your house. Squirrels and raccoons will stay active throughout the winter, the only exception being if there is a long bout of extreme weather.

All three of these wild animals are prevalent in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, and Southeast Indiana. As our area grows in human population, more neighborhoods and homes are built, while less natural habitat is available to wildlife. It’s a common misconception that wild animals suffer from neighborhood developments, while the truth is that houses and other man-made structures are much more comfortable habitats for wildlife. Of course, this is to the displeasure of the unfortunate businesses and homeowners who happen to be targeted by wildlife.  Bats, squirrels, and raccoons all take advantage of these man-made structures, especially during the colder months. They are much more comfortable spending their time in warm attic insulation as opposed to den or roost sites in nature.

There are measures that businesses and homeowners can take to deter wildlife from seeking refuge in their building or home. First, habitat modification, such as keeping landscaping tidy, trees trimmed, and garbage cans and pet food inside can go a long way in keeping wildlife disinterested in your home. Unfortunately, though, with wildlife, there are never any guarantees. You may do everything right, and raccoons, squirrels, and bats may still target your home. Another measure businesses and homeowners can take to try and prevent wildlife entry is to have a wildlife home inspection.

Tri-State Wildlife Management offers thorough, affordable home inspections. You may choose to do this as a precautionary measure, or you may already suspect something has already taken up residence in your attic or home. Tri-State Wildlife Management’s technician / carpenter who performs the inspection, will identify any wildlife entries as well as weak, vulnerable areas that could become future entries. It may seem excessive to a business or homeowner that the vulnerable areas be identified, but it is actually very important; raccoons, squirrels, and bats will all attempt, usually successfully, to reenter a home even after their entry is repaired.

Once an inspection is performed on your home, Tri-State Wildlife Management will be able to tell you whether your home, as of the date of the inspection, is low risk for wildlife entry, or if there is evidence of wildlife entry or vulnerable areas. If there is evidence of wildlife entry, TSWM will suggest a removal and exclusion plan suited to fit your individual needs. As mentioned previously, wildlife will cause damage to your home once excluded if they are not removed from the area, so an exclusion only solution is really no solution at all. TSWM has a carpenter on staff that will repair areas on your home that are being used as entry points, and areas that may be susceptible to future wildlife entry. TSWM only uses wildlife grade construction materials to further deter wildlife from reentering your home. In addition, TSWM offers a variety of wildlife grade chimney caps and covers to prevent wildlife intrusion. Another common wildlife service offered by Tri-State Wildlife Management is attic clean-ups, which are usually performed when an attic has significant raccoon or bat latrines.

TSWM prides itself in being a professional, quality, full service company that will take care of you from the first phone call until your wildlife problem is solved. Call today to schedule your affordable home inspection.

Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully licensed and insured, and we stand behind all our work .

Villa Hills, KY Wildlife Removal (41017): For wildlife control in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

 

Cincinnati Wildlife Chimney Cap Installation

January 19th, 2016

For wildlife chimney caps and installation in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at 859-635-0037.

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Wildlife Deterrent Screen and Chimney Caps

Cincinnati Wildlife Chimney Cap Installation: Wildlife are attracted to man-made structures for den sites such as chimneys and attics. Squirrels, raccoons, and bats prefer being inside our homes rather than out in the elements, just as we do.

Homeowners and business owners should take every precaution to prevent a wildlife intrusion. An important component to protecting your home or business from potential wildlife intrusion is installing wildlife deterrent chimney caps over all chimneys. Chimneys are preferred den sites for raccoons and squirrels. In addition, bats oftentimes choose to roost in chimneys. Tri-State Wildlife Management only uses the highest quality wildlife deterrent chimney caps, and they offer affordable, professional chimney cap installation.

A thorough inspection of the outside of a building should be completed in order to identify and repair any potential wildlife entries, including both construction gaps and vulnerable areas. Weather and wild animal pulling/scratching/chewing/gnawing can quickly turn a vulnerable area into a gap large enough for an animal to enter. Tri-State Wildlife Management offers thorough, affordable inspections of homes and businesses. Getting a wildlife inspection now may save you a lot of money in the future.

In addition, all vents should be screened or covered to prevent wildlife entry, including louver vents, dryer vents, roof vents, etc. Tri-State Wildlife Management offers affordable, professional installation of wildlife deterrent vents and covers.

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Cincinnati Wildlife Chimney Cap Installation: For wildlife chimney caps and installation in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at 859-635-0037.

NKY Squirrel Removal

January 18th, 2016

Tri-State Wildlife Management will get rid of squirrels in your attic. For squirrel removal in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeastern Indiana, call (859) 635-0037

NKY Squirrel Removal: Squirrels most often occupy attics and other cavities of homes and business during the fall, winter, and spring. During the hot summer months, many home-dwelling squirrels opt to live in tree cavities to stay cooler. Even though that is the norm, many squirrels choose to stay in the comforts of their man-made home.

If you have squirrels taking up residence in your home, call Tri-State Wildlife Management to take care of your problem. Our courteous staff will work for you to provide a cost effective solution to your squirrel intrusion and/or damage problems. As a full service company we will initiate an Integrated Squirrel Management Program beginning with an inspection and customer education followed by removal of intrusive squirrels, clean-up, repair/restoration and prevention.

We strive for the most humane and environmentally effective techniques for dealing with squirrel problems. The uses of modern innovative methods provide sound wildlife management services to ensure the protection of our customer’s investments and health. We will repair damages, install custom and standard chimney caps, seal homes and businesses to prevent squirrels from entering.

Our technician completes a full outside inspection of your home, and usually an attic inspection as well.  The inspection reveals the squirrel(s)’ entry and exit points as well as at risk areas on the home where a squirrel may be able to chew a new entry point when their main entry is repaired. Either over the phone prior to the inspection or while the technician is completing the inspection, the customer is filled in on the how’s and why’s of the the Integrated Squirrel Management Program. If the squirrel(s) is in an attic, it is unlikely that they can be removed during the inspection, although juveniles can sometimes be retrieved. This is called direct capture. Typically, traps are used to removed animals from the attic. Trapping alone will not prevent other squirrels from occupying your attic.

Squirrel Entry Point on Northern Kentucky Home

Tri-State Wildlife Management repairs all entries and at risk areas to prevent a future squirrel invasion and damage.  All repairs and restorations are aesthetically pleasing so you can have structural integrity and a beautiful home. Repairing entry points alone is not always sufficient to prevent future squirrel problems. Bird feeders will attract squirrels to your property, and trees as far as 10-15 feet away from your home may provide easy access to your roof, although squirrels are very capable of obtaining roof access without the help of trees.  When clean-up is required, which is most typical when dealing with flying squirrels, Tri-State Wildlife Management takes care of that too!

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Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully insured and we stand behind all of our work.

NKY Squirrel Removal: For squirrel control in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeastern Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

Independence, KY Mouse Removal (41051)

January 15th, 2016

For mouse removal in Independence, KY (41051) or anywhere in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

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Independence, KY Mouse Removal (41051): All homes and buildings in the Tri-State Area are susceptible to mice, and many homes and businesses have mice, although we often go unaware. Mice usually stay out of sight, choosing to stay in unoccupied areas of a home or building. Attics, walls, duct work, crawlspaces, and basements are some very common places that mice reside. If mice are detected, it’s usually because they hear scratching or squeaking coming from the ceiling or walls. It can be difficult to determine whether a mouse/mice is the culprit making the noise, however, and not until a thorough inspection is complete can the animal be identified. Noises made from squirrels, birds, or bats are often mistaken for mice, and vice versa. Tri-State Wildlife Management provides removal and exclusion services for all wild animals, so no matter who the culprit is, we can take care of it for you. Less often, physical evidence left by mice is found. Some of the most common physical signs of mice include chew marks, crumbs, nesting materials, and droppings.

If mice are present, Tri-State Wildlife Management can implement a mouse trapping program. The trapping program will be targeted to the areas of the home where mice are suspected of occupying. Trap placement is based on present mouse sign and a discussion with the homeowner about where mouse sign has been observed. After the inspection and trap set up, TSWM and the homeowner stay in contact to discuss checking and removing traps.

Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully insured, and we stand behind all our work.

For mouse removal in Independence, KY (41051) or anywhere in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

NKY Snake Removal

January 14th, 2016

For snake removal anywhere in northern KY, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

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NKY Snake Removal: Snakes enter houses, barns and other buildings when habitat conditions are suitable inside the buildings. They are attracted to rodents and insects as well as cool, damp, dark areas often associated with buildings.
Snakes are specialized animals, having elongated bodies and no legs. They have no ears, externally or internally, and no eyelids. Snakes have a long forked tongue which helps them smell. The jaws are loosely connected so the snake can swallow food much larger than its head. Because snakes are cold-blooded and not very active, one meal may last them several days or weeks. Also, because they are cold-blooded, they may hibernate during cold weather months or estivate during hot summer months. Some snakes lay eggs while others have live births.
Nonvenomous snakes are harmless to humans. In most cases, a snake will slither away when approached if it feels it can reach safety. Most snakes react only when cornered. A nonvenomous snake bite has no venom and can do no more harm than frighten the victim. Snakes are one of the most feared animals on the planet. Most people shudder at the very thought of a snake. Tri-State Wildlife Management is here to ease the tension and take care of the removal process for the home or business owner.
Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully insured, and we stand behind all of our work.

NKY Snake Removal: Call Tri-State Wildlife Management for removal and control of snakes, birds, raccoons, squirrels, mice, and more.

 

Park Hills, KY Wildlife Removal (41017)

January 13th, 2016

For wildlife removal services in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

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Park Hills, KY Wildlife Removal (41017): Our courteous staff works for you to provide a cost effective solution to your wildlife intrusion and/or damage issue. As a full service company, we initiate an Integrated Wildlife Management Program beginning with an inspection and customer education, followed by removal of intrusive wildlife and repair of wildlife damage. TSWM also offers prevention, restoration, and cleanup services.

Tri-State Wildlife Management uses a variety of products and methods for repairs, prevention, and restoration.  TSWM seals homes and businesses with specialized wildlife restoration products, installs custom and standard chimney caps, vent screens/coverings, as well as barrier walls and fencing. TSWM provides habitat modification as another preventative technique. When cleanup services are needed or desired, it typically involves the removal of bird, bat, or raccoon droppings, and contaminated debris from attics or other wildlife invaded areas. TSWM also offers dead animal removal services and MUCH MORE.

We strive for the most humane and environmentally effective techniques for dealing with wildlife problems. Tri-State Wildlife Management’s use of modern innovative methods provides sound wildlife management services to ensure the protection of our customers’ investments and health.

Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully insured, and we stand behind all of our work.

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Park Hills, KY Wildlife Removal (41017): For wildlife control services in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeastern Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management.

NKY Pigeon Control

January 12th, 2016

For pigeon control in Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

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NKY Pigeon Control

Pigeon Damage and Damage Identification

Pigeons can be found in large flocks around sizable buildings, farms, cliffs and bridges. Pigeons are easily identifiable birds due to their messy habits. They leave their droppings everywhere they go, especially their roost sites. Pigeon droppings contain uric acid that makes it extremely corrosive. The droppings are the direct cause of millions of dollars’ worth of damage to buildings and other property, which makes pigeon control very important. Also, debris from roosting flocks can build up, backing up gutters and drains thus causing damage to roofs and other structures. Extensive damage to air conditioning units and other rooftop machinery is commonplace. A tragic example of the corrosive nature of pigeon droppings is a 2007 Minnesota bridge accident, which was found to be a direct result of droppings drastically corroding the metal supports until they were sufficiently weakened.

There are also other economic costs that can be associated from pigeons taking up residence such as slip and fall liability and projection of an unclean, dirty company image. Besides physical damage, the bacteria, fungal agents and ectoparasites found in pigeon droppings and nesting materials sometimes represent a health risk.

Pigeon Damage Control Methods

Once a building becomes home to pigeons, they are there for life. Trapping and relocation may seem like a good idea, but when you attempt to relocate them, they will fly back to their roost site. Being a direct descendant of the homing pigeon, they have an excellent sense of direction and can find their way to their original location from many miles away. This trait gives the pigeon a very determined personality when it comes to roosting at a particular site.

Keeping pigeons off buildings often depends on choosing the correct plan for the situation. The success of a pigeon control program depends on how determined the birds are to occupy the former territory, and how determined we are to keep them out.

General Biology of Pigeons

Pigeons are not a native species to America, but are found in large numbers across the country. They live for 3-4 years in the wild and can breed year round. They are monogamous but both sexes may occasionally mate with other pigeons. A nesting pair will typically have 3-4 broods a year. Most of their nests contain 1-3 eggs, and they take approximately 18 days to hatch.

Pigeons are not migratory, and prefer to live and breed near their birth site. The daily routine of a pigeon is to feed during the morning, rest during the afternoon, and roost at night. Both parents feed the young, but the male does all the guarding of the nest and young.

General Information

The feral pigeon is the number one urban pest bird. Large numbers exist in every city across the country. Not a native bird, feral pigeons are descendants of domestic homing pigeons brought over from Europe and released here in the 17th century. They were domesticated from the wild rock doves from the sea cliffs of Europe by the Romans over two thousand years ago. Several traits have allowed them to dominate the urban landscape. Because of their history, pigeons are not afraid of people; they roost and nest readily in man-made structures and they have a diverse diet. The standard pigeon has a short neck with a small head. Their short legs with the level front and hind toes allow them to perch on branches as well as walk on flat surfaces.

Health Hazards with Pigeons

 There are many health risks associated with birds and their droppings. You do not want to turn a blind eye towards birds and underestimate the risks associated with them. The bacteria, fungi, and ectoparasites that they and their droppings harbor are numerous. Some of the diseases associated with birds are Histoplasmosis, Cryptococcus, Listeriosis, Newcastle Disease, and Salmonella. Birds also carry many ectoparasites such as ticks and mites that can infect their human hosts with such diseases as Encephalitis, Avian Pox and Meningitis. TSWM can provide you with a safe and effective abatement of disease carrying contaminants. Bird droppings and nests can be safely removed and the site disinfected to reduce the health risks to you and others that may come in contact with the contaminants.

To have your pigeon problem taken care of sooner rather than later, call us today! Put our experience and expertise to work for you!

Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully insured, and we stand behind all of our work.

NKY Pigeon Control: For pigeon removal and exclusion in Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management

Taylor Mill, KY Squirrel Removal (41015)

January 11th, 2016

For squirrel removal and exclusion in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully insured, and we stand behind all our work.

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Taylor Mill, KY Squirrel Removal (41015): Do you hear noises in your attic? The culprit making those noises could be one of many wild animals, but it’s often difficult for homeowners to determine what type of animal it is. The type of noise being made, and at what time of day (or night) can shed some light onto this question. For instance, if you mostly hear noise during the day, there is a good chance that squirrels are occupying your attic; however, the most accurate way to determine what is invading your attic is to have a wildlife inspection completed on your home. Tri-State Wildlife Management completes thorough home inspections to determine what animals are getting into your home, and how they gain entry. Based on these findings, Tri-State Wildlife Management begins a Wildlife Damage Management Program, which typically begins with trapping the invasive animal(s), followed by excluding them from their entrances on your home. Many of our customers choose to have us also repair damages to their home or property to restore the beauty and integrity of the structure, as well as fix vulnerable areas of their home to prevent any future animal invasion. This includes, but is certainly not limited to, custom wildlife chimney caps, vents, and screens.

Squirrels are one of the most destructive animals to have in your attic. As far as safety is concerned, squirrels can start fires by chewing on electrical wires that are in your attic or walls. For reasons unknown, squirrels like the taste of electrical wiring, and since they chew constantly, wires are a likely target. Your safety is the most important reason to take care a squirrel problem now rather than later. Unfortunately, squirrels chew more than wires, too. Their incisors require continuous trimming, and this is done through constant chewing and gnawing. Squirrels gain access into your home in the first place by chewing on construction materials such as shingles, gutters, fascia board, soffits, wood, and siding. Most construction materials are susceptible to squirrel damage. Once inside your attic, squirrels can chew on rafters and storage.

If you suspect squirrels have invaded your attic, now is the time to remove and exclude them, as all juveniles are mobile and trappable. Even if the nuisance animal(s) isn’t a squirrel, Tri-State Wildlife Management will take care of your problem. We offer removal and exclusion for a variety of wild animals, including raccoons, bats, birds, mice, rats, opossums, groundhogs, coyotes, fox, and Canada geese. Give yourself the peace of mind that comes with knowing your wildlife problem is being taken care of by experienced professionals – call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

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Taylor Mill, KY Squirrel Removal (41015): Call Tri-State Wildlife Management if you have squirrels invading your attic or damaging your home.

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