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Old 06-24-2013, 11:49 PM   #221 (permalink)
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What about Diatomaceous earth? Does that work on critters that big?

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Old 06-25-2013, 08:52 AM   #222 (permalink)
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No need for that... maybe. No critter evidence this AM. Vigil not cancelled yet though.
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I like raccoons (so much better than opossums). Years ago I sat by an open 2nd-story window and there was a family of raccoons that had a regular route that ran by the window. Each night they would stop and wiggle their fingers at me and then move on.

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I like raccoons (so much better than opossums). Years ago I sat by an open 2nd-story window and there was a family of raccoons that had a regular route that ran by the window. Each night they would stop and wiggle their fingers at me and then move on.

Their busy little fingers.
That is probably offensive to raccoons.
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Old 06-25-2013, 07:48 PM   #225 (permalink)
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I just hope I didn't build a raccoon nursery!

The Insight is parked inside the garage. But... I noticed the garage had been broken into (section of siding pulled away), and the paw prints on the cars inside pointed at a raccoon being the offender. I figured it/they was/were setting up camp somewhere in my pile of junk at the back, and was planning to move the cars out to investigate/clean up.

Then I noticed an obvious bulge in the bottom of the tail and the leading edge of the bottom separated from the bottom edge of the bumper. And some leaves/shavings on the floor in that area.

Will know more when I go back to investigate in a few hours!
Be careful. A cornered raccoon is seriously bad news. It will tear you up bad.
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Depends how many raccoons are hanging out the bottom of the extension!

But on level ground, warm weather and negligible winds, 50-55 mph / 80-90 km/h.

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