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Project by Tbowen posted 12-30-2012 07:00 PM 1573 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this little box i made is so the squirrel can see the food in the box BUT the squirrel has to lift the lid in order to get the food…this box also keep the food dry…and the squirrel has a platform to sit while he enjoys his/her meal

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#1 posted 12-30-2012 07:12 PM

It wont take those furry little rodents but A MINUTE to figure out how to get to the food! You shoulda made it bigger, they’ll clean that out in no time :-)

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#2 posted 12-30-2012 07:15 PM

I will blame you when the super intelligent squirrels of the future take over. It all started w/ this little contraption.

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#3 posted 12-30-2012 07:16 PM

It might be worth putting a little rubberband or spring or something on the side if they figure it out too quick. It would be interesting to see if they can figure out how to prop it open w/ anything other than their heads.

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#4 posted 12-30-2012 08:25 PM

Some fun.

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#5 posted 12-30-2012 08:33 PM

i built one like this but taller and they get inside it and eat… have a pic of it somewhere its pretty funny

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#6 posted 12-31-2012 12:07 AM

And just how do you propose to teach them to close the lid?
Good project, but I do not care for the little yard rats … They mess up my bird feeders.

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#7 posted 12-31-2012 08:15 AM

I can imagine your wife yelling at those darn squirrils – “PUT THE LID DOWN.” !

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#8 posted 12-31-2012 05:14 PM

Funny! Must be entertaining to watch.

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