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Old 01-13-2012, 11:12 PM   #21
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came home to see this today.

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as a result i set about 20 traps in the basement.
At least you didn't have to put any spendy cheese out!
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Old 01-14-2012, 12:15 AM   #22
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That is some crazy stuff. What was the big animal up high in the power lines?
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That is some crazy stuff. What was the big animal up high in the power lines?
See the pulleys? The line crew was using ropes to pull in the wire. Poor bastid got his horns stuck in the rope/wire and got carried away.
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Old 01-14-2012, 12:04 PM   #24
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That is surely crazy. I guess the poor bastid starved up there/got strangled.
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Old 01-14-2012, 12:18 PM   #25
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BTW, I would check the polarity of the outlet.... that's the neutral side.
If the outlet was in use at the time wouldn't a small amount of the current traveling through the neutral go through the mouse's head to ground? Potentially enough to kill him?
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Was that a snake in one of the pics? And what about the dirt???
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Old 01-16-2012, 09:10 AM   #27
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If the outlet was in use at the time wouldn't a small amount of the current traveling through the neutral go through the mouse's head to ground? Potentially enough to kill him?
Depends on:

1. The total amount of current.
2. The resistance of the existing circuit and
3. The resistance of the 'poor bastid'.
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:42 PM   #28
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I've seen two things personally that I found remarkable.

First one was a coyote dead in a fence. I didn't go to check it out. It was just a coyote with the head through some hogwire.

Second was a coon with a paw in the crotch of a cottonwood lightning strike wound. Just hanging there dead. I talked with the woman who owned the property and told her it was unlawful to take them out of season.

Wouldn't it be a biatch to be climbing down from a tree, get your wrist caught in a crotch, and flail yourself to death trying to escape?
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nice, fresh snake food.
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Old 01-16-2012, 11:46 PM   #30
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Recently there was a post on catching mice you could leave a little cheese on a out lit post and fry them. Don't try this at home
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Old 01-17-2012, 01:48 AM   #31
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Was that a snake in one of the pics? And what about the dirt???
There's 2 snakes in that box, venomous ones.
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Old 01-17-2012, 03:58 AM   #32
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I guess thats why we use cover plates.

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