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Re: War Zone


AHA! Well, maybe you can "relocate" it.....We just don't really want to
know where to.


Andrea H
Beaufort, SC 


> [Original Message]
> From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 3/30/2005 6:20:57 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] War Zone
>
> When on my spring break today, after clearing out a bit of debris, I  
> found a place where an armadillo has burrowed under the fence into the  
> back yard. So armadillo is high on my list again. Pest-catcher-killer  
> guy should be here soon. I'll show it to him and see what he thinks.
>
> On Mar 30, 2005, at 4:52 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:
>
> > Nahhh...once a raccoon reaches a certain age..they just do whatever  
> > they
> > please..and are quite rowdy about it. THAT is why MINE is in the
> > "raccoon condo" out back and no longer in my house. I have watched her
> > go after a potted plant and tear it up. Raccoons and skunks both dig in
> > dirt looking for bugs to eat.
> >
> >
> > A A HODGES <hodgesaa@earthlink.net> wrote:Hmmm, I wonder what the  
> > raccoon is up to. My dogs will bury their rawhides
> > in my pots but raccoons don't bury food for later do they? Of course it
> > sounds like this one is just on a rampage. Maybe it's using the soil  
> > as a
> > litter box. I think Jesse had hers trained for a litter box. Who knows,
> > animal behavior befuddles me sometimes.
> > let us know what happens!
> >
> > Andrea H
> > Beaufort, SC
> >
> >
> >> [Original Message]
> >> From: james singer
> >> To:
> >> Date: 3/29/2005 8:30:36 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] War Zone
> >>
> >> Armadillo was my first guess, too, Andrea. Except it would have to be
> >> able to leap up on the potting bench [4 feet off the ground]. And
> >> pest-catcher-killer guy couldn't find any boroughs or digs to give one
> >> access to the back yard.
> >>
> >> On Mar 29, 2005, at 8:15 PM, A A HODGES wrote:
> >>
> >>> OK, laughed out loud at that one Jim. Don't let Jesse read that
> >>> message.........
> >>>
> >>> I wonder if raccoon scat and armadillo scat look similar. Maybe your
> >>> pest-catcher-killer guy is mistaken.
> >>>
> >>> Andrea H
> >>> Beaufort, SC
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> [Original Message]
> >>>> From: james singer
> >>>> To: Chat
> >>>> Date: 3/29/2005 5:55:24 PM
> >>>> Subject: [CHAT] War Zone
> >>>>
> >>>> We have become beset by a raccoon. It [sex unknown] has been  
> >>>> marauding
> >>>> our back patio for a few weeks now, ripping up nearly every newly
> >>>> potted plant. It leaves alone those plants that have been potted  
> >>>> long
> >>>> enough for the soil to firm up, but if the soil is somewhat loose,  
> >>>> it
> >>>> tears it up. Ms Fatma spent a good part of yesterday repotting some
> >>>> cacti, a Madagascar palm, and other miscellaneous stuff--only to  
> >>>> find
> >>>> them overturned, ripped out, and soil scattered everywhere this
> >>>> morning. Like a child had a tantrum.
> >>>>
> >>>> Pest-catcher-killer guy has just left. He scoured the yard and found
> >>>> raccoon scat [that's how we ID'd the creature], and is coming back
> >>>> tomorrow with a trap. I suppose it will be one of those have-a-heart
> >>>> traps, which is okay as long as once the raccoon is inside, he  
> >>>> throws
> >>>> it in a lake.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Island Jim
> >>>> Southwest Florida
> >>>> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >>>> Hardiness Zone 10
> >>>> Heat Zone 10
> >>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >>>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>>>
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> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
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> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
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> Heat Zone 10
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> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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