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Rodenator helps control gophers

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By Jennifer Garcia

It’s been an active summer for the animal residents of Los Alamos, particularly the rodent and rattlesnake population.

There’s been an up-tick in the rodent population in Los Alamos because of heavier rainfall this summer, according to the people who have to deal with them.

As a result, there’s also been a spike in the number of rattlesnakes being spotted in residents’ yards.

Barranca Mesa seems to be a popular place for rattlesnakes, and the local snake handler, CJ Carman, has been called out to the area frequently because of them.

Meanwhile, gophers seem to have taken up residence in local ball fields, as well as at the golf course and Overlook Park.

As a result, those who use the facilities are at risk of tripping and falling because of the gopher holes, not to mention the possibility that the critters could carry a disease, such as the plague.

While Carman has a handle on capturing and relocating the snakes, county staff has taken on the gopher problem.


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