A million in one shot that you don't ever want to make.
Dead mice smell, a lot, and for a surprisingly long time.
Shooting though the wall was decidedly not a great idea to begin with, but 18 years ago, I was planning on getting rid of the paneling anyhow, and didn't really care about it. (As you can tell, I really haven't moved terribly quickly on this... )
Lots of dead fall into the pond this year, the grape vines are killing off the trees that were already in trouble.
Our birch trees were in a massive die off already, so this didn't kill them, but it didn't help either.
Ted had a good walk, and we spotted another Newt trying to hide pretty badly.
Red-spotted Newt, Red Eft (Notophthalmus v. viridescens)