Re: NANFA-- environment and the presidency

D. Martin Moore (
Tue, 22 Feb 2000 23:09:18 -0600

> I guess my bigger point is, captive breeding and reintroduction is not
> a panacea. As much as we home aquarists like to think that we can
> "save" a species, it's really a lot more complicated than that.

So, I guess, why bother? It has worked for other animals such as
the bald eagle. Obviously it is not going to fix everything. But I get
the distinct impression that some people feel it is totally worthless.


"Cry to it, nuncle. as the cockney did to the eels when she put
'em i' the paste alive; she knapped 'em o' the coxcombs with a
stick, and cried 'Down wantons, down!'"

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