Definition of rodenticide
: an agent that kills, repels, or controls rodents
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Human foods and medications look like treats to pets as do fertilizers and rodenticides.
Wood, a Democrat from Healdsburg, said illegal pot growing operations often use banned rodenticides to keep animals away, but that also kill pacific fishers, deer and other smaller animals.
Mountain lions have also gotten killed by cars and from eating rodenticide, or rat poison.
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