Originally Posted By: cradan
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it. Wood is NOT their food of choice. Rodents do, however, have a need to constantly chew on items which are somewhat harder than their dental material. Their teeth grow, unrestrained, and their incisors would punch holes through their lips and cheeks without something to file them down-on.
Hard to judge the scale of the second (damage) photo, but if that's all the damage there was, (looks like a linear foot, maybe two), I've personally known Jersey City rats that could do that quantity of damage in just one or two sittings...and still be ready for a little heated procreation directly afterward...
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