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Re: Wildlife Funnies

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Wildlife Funnies
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 11:19:18 -0600
  • References: <11868287.1118931920792.JavaMail.root@Sniper27>

Have your camera ready next time Lynda.  
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lynda Young" <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 8:24 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Wildlife Funnies

> We have a tray type bird feeder attached to the railing on the deck and
> love to sit on the porch watching the constant flow of birds in and out.
> However, last weekend a raccoon decided to enjoy an early feast and was
> munching his way through the seed.  A tufted titmouse landed on rail,
> watched the coon for a few minutes and decided "to heck with this!".  He
> launched himself onto the coon's back and proceeded to rapidly peck at
> the back of the intruder's head.  When the coon jerked around the bird
> flew off, only to return and repeat the behavior as soon as the coon
> began eating again.  This cycle played out five or six times - the coon
> finally had enough and left and the bird was able to dine.  A couple of
> days later, the coon returned and so did the titmouse and we watched the
> whole scene again.  Hilarious.
> Lynda
> Zone 7 - West TN - who was rooting for the bird the whole way
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