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Old 04-14-2001, 11:19 PM   #1
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Talking What animals have you encountered?

I was reading a posting under another topic about how a guy swerved to avoid a raccoon and ended up busting up the front suspension on a curb. Most people insisted it is safer to hit the animal rather than risk hurting yourself or others by swerving out of control. Now for the fun, but unpolitically correct part:
What animals (no humans please) have you "encoutered" automotively*? *Requires vehicular contact.)

Me:

1) small bird
2) squirrel
3) possum
4) snake

Please refrain from the obvious and be kind to pet owners by omitting: Deer, Dog, Cat.
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Old 04-14-2001, 11:25 PM   #2
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I hit a squirrel on while riding my mountain bike. Does that count?
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Old 04-14-2001, 11:28 PM   #3
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"encountered automotively".
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Old 04-14-2001, 11:34 PM   #4
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Have a Nice Day?

a damn quail!
and a baby deer it lived.

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Old 04-14-2001, 11:36 PM   #5
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Possum with babies. Snapperhead turtle.
All lived
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Old 04-14-2001, 11:46 PM   #6
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A few squirrels, a fox, a raccoon, several small birds and many frogs. The frogs were on a road that goes through the Great Swamp in NJ. I couldn't figure out what that crunchy-squishy sound was, then I noticed that the road was covered with frogs. They were everywhere.

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Old 04-14-2001, 11:52 PM   #7
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yo, stever...why didn't u stop man!
those frog are waiting for the budwiser truck man! u smash them!!~ arr...
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Old 04-14-2001, 11:55 PM   #8
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Old 04-15-2001, 12:33 AM   #9
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I hit a deer, a deer hit me (I saw 2 deer crossing the road, stopped to let them pass, and a third deer jumped out of nowhere and rammed it's head into my fender. I had only had the car a week too 'twas a '91 Stealth) and I hit the remains of a deer after it was obliterated by a truck on the interstate. (another week-old car. 2000 Eclipse)

I hit a rabbit too once.

No animals or other collisions in my WRX yet.
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Old 04-15-2001, 01:00 AM   #10
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my sister ran over my foot once.. actually twice.... does that count? Eh..
-Ells
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Old 04-15-2001, 01:06 AM   #11
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hmm i remember hitting roadkill and it bounced off of my car does that count? also tried to just go over a squirrel so it would be in the middle of my car but it still died and i didn't feel it roll under the tires so i have no idea how it died
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Old 04-15-2001, 02:12 AM   #12
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I've hit a possum before that just stood there. I turned to look to see if was dead, but it was gone. I hit him doing like 30 too.

I also almost hit a deer coming from a dance. I can still see the skid marks in the road.

Stupid animals!
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