Re: NANFA-- Re: Snakeheads in SC

Bruce Stallsmith (
Sun, 15 Sep 2002 22:03:46 -0400

>Bruce- A monitor lizard is probably good for rodent control in a
>greenhouse but I can imagine he'd be hell on the plants - esp as he gets
I should clarify that, he doesn't have free run of the place but lives in a
very large wooden tub-like container along an outer wall that was originally
built as a stream environment. I know that he'd be excited if I released
live mice in his space but I'm not that kind of dude... the biggest
excitement in his life was when I gave him a roadkill mockingbird on Friday!
Not for the faint of heart.

And any points on smuggling wildlife are well taken, I know full well that
there are always creeps who will smuggle wildlife. Even if I think they
should be shot after a fair trial, that's the human condition. And as
always, your mileage may vary.

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A
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