Scratched zucchini

Groundhogs are again once more, and so they appear to be extra energetic than final 12 months. I’m checking every thing out day-after-day to see how far they could go. It comes right down to what they flip their beady little eyes and massive sharp enamel to subsequent. My backyard ravager expertise has been for probably the most half with deer. When a veg backyard is new to them, they have a tendency to discover crop by crop. An evening or two of nibbling on a brand new one, then, full-on devouring, and off to the following. To this point, the over-sized rodents have centered on lettuce and brassicas. At this time, I observed what appear like scratch marks on a single zucchini. I’m no wildlife biologist educated in animal feeding habits. Nonetheless, I believe some fair-sized beast, like a groundhog, tried to scratch their approach into the zuke. And failed. That’s kinda bizarre, doesn’t appear like an A-game effort. Have they given up for good? Or was it a a lot smaller veg-eating creature? Or one thing else solely? The massive query is, will the zukes be subsequent?

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