Vegetable farmers have long known what visitors to the Denver International Airport are just now discovering: fox urine is incredibly effective at keeping rabbits at bay.
According to Sky News, the long-eared lagomorpha are hopping their way under recently parked cars for warmth. That would be just fine, except the rabbits then turn their sharp teeth onto vehicle electrical systems. The result can be thousands of dollars worth of repairs for travelers who leave their vehicles in long term parking. Local wildlife workers have been removing up to 100 rabbits a month from the airport's parking lots.

Local mechanics, meanwhile, are advising owners to mark their vehicle's wires with fox urine. The solution is available at most outdoor and hunting stores, though we'd say simply spraying the ground around your vehicle sufficient enough to keep the bunnies away. (We're told they have a vicious streak a mile wide.)


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      rlog100
      • 1 Year Ago
      Keep an actual coyote under there, even better.
      Dan
      • 1 Year Ago
      Does this work for keeping mice out of your car at home?
      The Mercers
      • 1 Year Ago
      The urge to insert a lame joke about Redd Foxx is almost overpowering! Argh!
      Matthew A Clarke
      • 1 Year Ago
      insert elmer fudd joke here.............
      sleek2g
      • 1 Year Ago
      *now
      New Shimmer
      • 1 Year Ago
      . . . just look at the bones.
      Greg
      • 1 Year Ago
      Why not just spray the perimeter with urine in the first place?
      Toadroller
      • 1 Year Ago
      Couldn't you just mark your own territory by taking a leak on your tires? Solves two problems at once. I miss DIA- used to live there and park outside all the time.
      Scott
      • 1 Year Ago
      I parked there 50 weeks a year for 4 or 5 days/week for 8 years. I never had a problem with rabbits chewing up my vehicle. I parked in the parking garage. Maybe it's different parking out in one of the uncovered lots or private parking lots. The article is pretty light on details. I'll hold off for more information before buying fox piss.
        Blackstar
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Scott
        Yeah, it's much easier to eat a fox and then take a piss around your own car yourself. It's quite a timesaver.
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