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steveoh

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Bonk the Rat
« on: October 18, 2017, 10:27:18 AM »
It's been days since I got a shot at a Rattus Rattus. Possum and Skunk have been eating the bait! $&@%#!

Wind is hooting but i got the shot!

2:21 am. Spine shot. Lights out! X’s on it’s eyes.

25 yards main feeding station. .25 Sumatra with the lighter 25.4 grain JSBs.


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Re: Bonk the Rat
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2017, 04:07:39 AM »
Cool, your own clean up crew. Some critters do serve a purpose, but I can't understand what rats are supposed to be doing for the world. ;)
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Re: Bonk the Rat
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2017, 05:00:44 AM »
Possums and skunks will eat anything they can find. The only difference is, the possums carry off their finds, and skunks eat theirs on the spot. As carrion eaters, they carry the same diseases as their pray does. It is for this reason that I shoot them on sight. If that isn't a good enough reason, coyotes won't eat either possums or skunks unless they're VERY hungry.
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Re: Bonk the Rat
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2017, 12:25:31 PM »
Possums and skunks will eat anything they can find. The only difference is, the possums carry off their finds, and skunks eat theirs on the spot. As carrion eaters, they carry the same diseases as their pray does. It is for this reason that I shoot them on sight. If that isn't a good enough reason, coyotes won't eat either possums or skunks unless they're VERY hungry.

I have seen skunks carry off my dead rats on three occasions. Another occasion, the skunk picked up a dead rat, and brought around to the other side of the house and dropped it at a sliding door where the dogs eat.  I also had the same skunk drag a dead rat to it's sibling living under my house. &*^%$!
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Re: Bonk the Rat
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2017, 06:31:03 PM »
I absolutely love it!  Great work Steve, please keep em coming! ;D
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