Animals: Rat-Trap

At Petersburg, Ind., where water was scarce after a dry spell, Mrs. A. H. Wolven ran a hose to a tub from which her cow might drink. A thirsty rat ran up the hose, plunked into the water. Other thirsty rats heard his gurgling squeaks. Up the hose they ran, one after another. In the morning Mrs. Wolven found 19 drowned rats in her cow's tub.


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