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Who carts off the carcasses of dead vermin 🐀 🦇?
Obviously 🙄 cities and towns have large numbers of Mice 🐁 rats 🐀 bats 🦇 snakes 🐍 etc.
Do they just leave the carcasss to fester and spread disease. Obviously these animals will die sometime
What happens to dead stray dogs 🐕 cats 🐈 ponies etc.
What do cities do?
Most of these are taken care by birds and other animals in a few hours. Larger animals are often just moved off the road and nature takes its course.
In cities, animal control picks up the carcasses.
- Jimmy CLv 71 month ago
Crows eat dead animals. Slugs and ants finish off the remains.
Just a tip: knock it off with the emojis. If you want us to believe you're an adult, act like one.
Pretty much any town large enough to have a town manager - my own small town of 1600 people has one - is going to have someone or a department designated for dealing with dead animals.
Little ones like mice and birds obviously they're not going to bother. Mice die by the millions every single day, their surface area to body volume is large enough that they are exposed to the elements well enough that their carcasses are broken down quickly by scavengers, decay and weather. Yes, small animals can spread disease but it's not as common as the alarmist reports would have you believe.
Larger animals, particularly those on roadways or other public spaces, will be dealt with by the department designated, usually within the municipality's waste handling authority or perhaps road maintenance.
Animals that die on private property are usually the property owner's problem.
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- Anonymous1 month ago
What is on your property is your problem. What is on the public property (roads, parks, dumping areas) will be picked up by the government sanitation department. In some cities, the medical services take the bodies to the morgue for an autopsy regardless of where they are shot.
- Spock (rhp)Lv 71 month ago
Nature handles the small ones just fine -- several types of birds scavenge, as well as a number of medium animals and snakes. The medium and large ones on highways are picked up by sanitation department or highway repair [if the crows and vultures don't clear them first]