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Dead Ground Hog Stuck in Car

While I was at work, a ground hog crawled into my car and died. Now it is lodged very high in the car, near the engine. I can see him when I lift the hood.

Any ideas how to get it out? It smells awful, and he’s stuck very tightly so we can’t get him out from above.

Take it to a shop and explain the problem. Get the car in the air, the techs should put on paper masks over their nose and mouths, not for odor but to prevent any surprise contact with the lips, safety glasses and rubber gloves. Put a trash can under the dearly departed and using long pry bars to dislodge the critter.

They will charge you but agree to a price before they remove the prize.