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Slight Metallic Taste?

"This is a photo of squirrel-damaged lead flashings on a plumbing vent pipe. Squirrels love lead because of the sweet taste, and it satisfies their urge to gnaw to sharpen their teeth. Most asked question by clients who have this problem: Do the squirrels die? (Answer: No one knows for sure.)"

Gordon C.
Guffey, Brewer Inspection Services, Inc.
Arnold, MO

Courtesy of The ASHI Reporter
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