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What is this used for?

Post by greeny » Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:51 am

Encountered a strange cage under a carob tree. What animal/bird is meant to catch?
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Post by RB » Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:55 pm

Rats

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Post by greeny » Mon Nov 06, 2006 6:01 pm

Rats???? which rat would enter the trap in the middle of the wild with plenty of carobs and sources of food all around??

However I recall it was loaded with carob fruits (under a carob tree) Strange :?:

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Post by RB » Mon Nov 06, 2006 8:00 pm

Ask the rat.

Maybe it was thrown away, not a big surprise certainly.

By the looks of it, it's broken. The flap in the middle should by default be closed, opening only with the weight of the rat.

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Post by IL-PINE » Mon Nov 06, 2006 11:51 pm

Squirrels :D

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Post by RB » Tue Nov 07, 2006 12:04 pm

hehhehe, yes that's why they're locally extinct :wink:

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