Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2020/06/08

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: [Leica] IMG: Squirrels Crave Aluminum
From: papatorry46 at (Wayne Torry)
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2020 11:55:23 -0400
References: <>

On the upper east side of Texas the squirrels ate the lead vent stacks on
the roof. Go figure.

On Sun, Jun 7, 2020 at 4:42 PM Jim Nichols <jhnichols at> 

> Squirrels cause more damage to power distribution lines than any other
> single cause.  But, my pole-to-house service line is not the only thing
> that gets chewed up.  My 50-yr old Sears chain link fence and gate have
> also been attacked over the years. Apparently, squirrels crave
> aluminum.  The fence wire is tied to the top rail with a fairly stiff
> aluminum tie.  This close-up photo shows the results of numerous
> squirrel teeth working on the aluminum.
> --
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
> _______________________________________________
> Leica Users Group.
> See for more information

In reply to: Message from jhnichols at (Jim Nichols) ([Leica] IMG: Squirrels Crave Aluminum)