facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Fake gator head rids neighborhood of geese

June 10, 2011 at 2:29 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
WOODBURY, Minn., June 10 (UPI) -- A Minnesota man said he solved the problem of goose droppings in his neighborhood by installing a fake alligator head in a pond.

Jim Orsello, 67, of Woodbury, said he scared away the geese responsible for messing up lawns and sidewalks with a floating gator head he purchased online, the St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press reported Friday.

"It worked very well," Orsello said.

Orsello said the geese were fooled, even if the nearest wild alligators are located hundreds of miles to the south. He said other animals, including ducks, simply ignore the rubber reptile.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
'Stay of execution' for bird living in store 'Stay of execution' for bird living in store
2
Scottish Grindr user employs hookup app to cheat strict U.K. exit polling ban Scottish Grindr user employs hookup app to cheat strict U.K. exit polling ban
3
Circuit breaker thief identified from CCTV footage Circuit breaker thief identified from CCTV footage
4
Irish man called officer 'gay,' exposed buttocks Irish man called officer 'gay,' exposed buttocks
5
Unmentionable: Naked man got frisky with panties Unmentionable: Naked man got frisky with panties
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback