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How To Make a Simple Rat Trap From Cardboard

In this video I show you how to make a simple rat trap from cardboard. This trap made from two parts conected with thin string powered by small electric motor! This trap works with any small animal or bird. Current trap is animal friendly and won’t harm the animal.

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This Rat Trap From Cardboard is cool for a great science project, physics classroom experiment, or a fun weekend activity. Mousetraps are frequently used to help students learn about mechanical advantage, distance, and gravity, with many teachers turning the experiment into a long distance challenge.

The top rule for using any rat trap is to use plenty of traps. You may need more traps than you think is warranted when trapping rats.There’s no shortage of traps, repellents, and poisons available, but if you don’t want to kill or hurt the mouse, your options are pretty limited.


Place rat traps in high-activity areas of the rat colony. These areas may include darkened corners, along walls, behind appliances and objects, and all areas where droppings are evident.via(doyourownpestcontrol) Since rats need to touch surfaces as they move, place them accordingly.