Re: NANFA-- OT: shooting turtles
Thu, 4 Mar 2004 12:56:25 EST

In a message dated 3/4/04 11:28:53 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> On the positive side, every once in awhile I get a call from an enlightened
> individual. One of my favorites was from the lady who originally called
> asking how to get rid of rats in her wood pile. When I explained that the
> rodent in question could be any of a number of species ranging from Norway
> rats to native woodrats, she became interested in knowing what species she
> had. Two weeks later she called to say that she did an experiment that I
> recommended to see if they were woodrats and had photos proving that they
> were
> native. Her next question was what could she do to increase her woodrat
> population because she wanted to attract more ratsnakes to her yard to help
> control a house sparrow problem. She now calls me about every 6 months to
> give me an update on her increasingly diverse suburban refuge.
That is pretty cool. The woman is a jewel, not many people like that around.

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