Kinda cute, as long as it's elsewhere, right? It's a rat gleaning seeds
beneath a bird feeder that thankfully is not mine.
I'm not terribly fond of rats, but they do serve a purpose, actually
several. The rat above is cleaning up a mess that might otherwise
attract, oh, yeah, what's worse than rats? Well,
Not good enough? How about food. Birds of prey and
both eat rats,
as might your cat. How's that for a good reason to let that harmless
snake live in your garden in peace? Snakes don't tend to move in, but
some rat species seem to like houses.
Snakes are also food for birds
. Whether we like rats or not, they
have their place out there and serve some purpose too.
Ha - I found a purpose! Owls eat