from the Frank Lab Website
December 2, 2014
The first time we came back to an empty cage in Highbridge Park, I thought there was a problem.
This was a cage cobbled together out of a fry basket from a restaurant supply store plus a square of hardware cloth, and it was firmly tacked to the ground with landscape staples. With its snug, quarter-inch mesh, it should let most insects move freely, while keeping vertebrates out. With holes any bigger than a quarter-inch, mice could squirm through.
And they would want to, because the cage held a chunk of Nilla Wafer, a Ruffles Original potato chip, and a slice of Oscar Meyer turkey frank. Yum.
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Additional news coverage:
CBC Quirks and Quarks “Ants perform street cleaner role on Broadway” December 6, 2014
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