Re: [gardeners] Sonic devices

Bill Loke (
Wed, 16 Sep 1998 18:25:58 -0400

I gues our deer are different her because those sonic devices seem to panic
the deer and you don't know which way they are going to run/jump.FWIW (Bill & Chris Loke)[Z4/5 on a good day]
The Lokeation, RR#1, Kars, Ontario K0A 2E0
Elderberries have more fun than younger berries!
-----Original Message-----
From: Margaret Lauterbach <>
To: <>
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 1998 5:32 PM
Subject: Re: [gardeners] Vicki

>>There's a piece of inexpensive equipment that can be added to the front
>>bumper of your car that, supposedly, makes the deer stop and look instead
>>of dashing in front of you. Number of folks of my acquaintance around here
>>live in areas where deer run about at night and they all swear by them. I
>>think the outdoor catalogs carry them. They're evidently some sort of
>>device that makes the air whistle through them at a frequency only animals
>>can here. Saw them in Sports Afield a few years back but didn't order.
>>of our deer run down the middle of the street and are easy to see under
>>street lights. <VBG> Hope this helps.
>It's a pair of whistles, George.  Some folks encounter deer anyway, then
>turn out to have mounted one on the front bumper, the other on the back.  I
>haven't had any deer dart out in front of me when I had them on our
>vehicle, but I think I ran over the only deaf prairie dog in Wyoming.
>You're supposed to remember to remove them before you go through a car wash
>or else you'll lose them.  As it was, I lost the glued-on fixture one was
>supposed to slide onto.  There is an option of screwing those fixtures to
>the bumper, and I recommend it.  Margaret