Gopher Bug

tinfoilhatSeptember 30, 2010

Along with not having a green thumb Mother Nature's critters have conspired against me. Burrowing ground squirrels and gophers help themselves to tender leaves, flowers, and gnaw on tree roots. The microwave said a big bug could solve the problem. I built this and my ground squirrel population declined which was good but last week one of my cats disappeared.

Body is a helium tank, head is a truck airbrake canister and legs are concrete form rods. Nose horn is choker sling hook and mouth is from a mechanical seeder. I have no clue what the antenna were from.

No animals were harmed during photo session.

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sunnyca_gw

He's so cute!! That little guy better run! Jan

    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 12:00PM
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Marlene Kindred

He's a VERY cool bug! Glad he's helped out with the squirrel problem, but the poor kitty! LOL. Great job and thanks for sharing your creations with us!

    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 12:58PM
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