What to do with dead squirrel?

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Last evening I saw it, traumatized by a blow to the head or neck from the rat trap it had hit in my backyard. The trap was tethered to a tree. The bugger (or its cousin) has been digging up my newly planted squash seeds and this is the only way I've been able to control (somewhat) the problem.
This morning it's surely dead (I saw one, maybe the same one) that was evidently stunned from hitting the trap a few days ago, looking dead, but when I turned my back it darted away.
Warm weather is expected the next few days here in Berkeley, CA (~80 degrees) and wonder about putting it in plastic bags (nested) in my trash container, pickup being Wednesday morning. Call a city agency? Bury it in my back yard? What would you do?
Dan
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In the trash with it. And, get a roll of chicken wire. Lay pieces on the ground over your seeds, slightly arched, and weighted down at the edges with bricks. Works like a charm.
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http://www.bowhunting.net/susieq/squirrel.html
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Up here the little buggers cary wire cutters (in their mouths). Standard chicken wire doesn't hold 'em back. You need the heavy electro welded square mesh stuff to do the job.
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It's called hardware cloth.
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JOE! I've missed you big guy. Nice of you to pop in :)
Val
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Famous last words!
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snipped-for-privacy@privacy.net wrote:

Plastic bag in trash or bury it. Worst thing you can do is let it sit out where flies will get at it, lay eggs and maggots will cause a stink. My lot is big enough that I just throw in brush and let foxes or crows eat it but there is always smell potential.
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What? That's what I do, and I fish with the maggots.
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Wondering if you ever soaked the cut up parts in brine first ? We did this with rabbit.
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Got a neighbor you don't like?
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snipped-for-privacy@privacy.net wrote:

http://www.squirrelrecipe.com /
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...only in California....
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Ah, yet another pseudo environmentalist-wacko & Obammy-socialist weights in.
No trailer though-- gotta' 4300 square foot custom designed and built home in north Georgia...and from which I can plink squirrels high in the adjacent oak trees from my second floor bedroom window or balcony. The kids need to use a scoped .22 rifle while I can drop them with a .22 pistol-- my favorite being my vintage Browning Challenger with a 6" barrel.
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If you're talking about the Rachel Carson quote, she was right. All mature, educated people are fully aware of the truth of her statement by now.
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JoeSpareBedroom wrote:

Sure, Carson was right about dangerous chemicals in the air. Since time immemorial, all life has been subject to noxious things in the air: Sulfur dioxide from volcanoes, extra fine dust from drought conditions, soot from forest fires. All manner of nasty stuff. On these, Carson was irrefutably correct.
On DDT, however, Carson was wrong. Criminally wrong. Each year over 800,000 people - mostly children - die from Malaria. Malaria is a disease we know how to eradicate. We did it in North America. We did it in the Canal Zone. We haven't done it in Africa because of Rachel Carson.
May her name be erased.
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Yaaawwnnn.....moron. Old, old tired strawman argument.
Overpopulation is a disease also. Natural controls. Gaia doesn't want people living in some places.
Charlie
"The thing the ecologically illiterate don't realize about an ecosystem is that it's a system. A system! A system maintains a certain fluid stability that can be destroyed by a misstep in just one niche. A system has order, a flowing from point to point. If something dams the flow, order collapses. The untrained miss the collapse until too late. That's why the highest function of ecology is the understanding of consequences." -- Liet-Kynes
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Light actually bends when it goes by Bub. He withholds knowledge, twists the truth, lies, and when pressed, is actually ignorant.
The Stockholm Convention, which entered into force in 2004, outlawed several persistent organic pollutants, and restricted the use of DDT to vector control. The Convention was signed by 98 countries and is endorsed by most environmental groups. Recognizing that a total elimination of DDT use in many malaria-prone countries is currently unfeasible because there are few affordable or effective alternatives, the public health use of DDT was exempted from the ban until alternatives are developed. The Malaria Foundation International states that "The outcome of the treaty is arguably better than the status quo going into the negotiationsFor the first time, there is now an insecticide which is restricted to vector control only, meaning that the selection of resistant mosquitoes will be slower than before."[26]
Despite the worldwide ban on agricultural use of DDT, its use in this context continues in India[27] North Korea, and possibly elsewhere.[11]
"Today, about 4-5,000 tonnes of DDT is used each year for vector control."
[11] In this context, DDT is applied to the inside walls of homes to kill or repel mosquitos entering the home. This intervention, called indoor residual spraying (IRS), greatly reduces environmental damage compared to the earlier widespread use of DDT in agriculture. It also reduces the risk of resistance to DDT.[28] This use only requires a small fraction of that previously used in agriculture; for example, the amount of DDT that might have been used on 100 acres (0.4km?) of cotton during a typical growing season in the U.S. is estimated to be enough to treat roughly 1,700 homes.[29]
Got that Bub? "About 4-5,000 tonnes of DDT is used each year for vector control." Now you can return to your gang of geeks at tx.bozos. Because everyone here knows that you don't.
Idiot.
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Light actually bends when it goes by Bub. He withholds knowledge, twists the truth, lies, and when pressed, is actually ignorant.
The Stockholm Convention, which entered into force in 2004, outlawed several persistent organic pollutants, and restricted the use of DDT to vector control. The Convention was signed by 98 countries and is endorsed by most environmental groups. Recognizing that a total elimination of DDT use in many malaria-prone countries is currently unfeasible because there are few affordable or effective alternatives, the public health use of DDT was exempted from the ban until alternatives are developed. The Malaria Foundation International states that "The outcome of the treaty is arguably better than the status quo going into the negotiationsFor the first time, there is now an insecticide which is restricted to vector control only, meaning that the selection of resistant mosquitoes will be slower than before."[26]
Despite the worldwide ban on agricultural use of DDT, its use in this context continues in India[27] North Korea, and possibly elsewhere.[11]
"Today, about 4-5,000 tonnes of DDT is used each year for vector control."
[11] In this context, DDT is applied to the inside walls of homes to kill or repel mosquitos entering the home. This intervention, called indoor residual spraying (IRS), greatly reduces environmental damage compared to the earlier widespread use of DDT in agriculture. It also reduces the risk of resistance to DDT.[28] This use only requires a small fraction of that previously used in agriculture; for example, the amount of DDT that might have been used on 100 acres (0.4km?) of cotton during a typical growing season in the U.S. is estimated to be enough to treat roughly 1,700 homes.[29]
Got that Bub? "About 4-5,000 tonnes of DDT is used each year for vector control." Now you can return to your gang of geeks at tx.bozos. Because everyone here knows that you don't.
Idiot.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DDT#Silent_Spring_and_the_U.S._ban
This is a cite Bub. You should ask Mr. Savage for one. It's like a fig leaf for your naked stupidity.
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