[Tweeters] Crow vs. Rat

Tom and Carol Stoner tcstonefam at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 09:29:26 PDT 2022

I watched a crow and its partner dispatch a rat yesterday. I didn't see
the beginning of the encounter, so the rat may have been impaired before
the crow went after it. The crow's strategy was to keep the rat in the
street, away from any places to hide--peck, observe, drag back into the
street by its tail. Only one crow seemed to be the aggressor, the other
was an observer. Both fed on their prey.

In case the rat had been poisoned, I collected the dead rat and disposed of

Carol Stoner
West Seattle, only 4 days from bridge reopening
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