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Message 1385031 - Posted: 27 Jun 2013, 5:34:30 UTC - in response to Message 1384719.

This afternoon, I saw a typical pedestrian standing at a corner, waiting for traffic to clear, turning her head back and forth to look. After I went by her, she trotted across the road on her four hooved legs. No road-kill venison in Riverside, Illinois tonight.


OMG - all the dumb deer have been killed off in Illinois and the remaining smart deer are surviving to reproduce themselves... Northern Wisconsin is doomed!!!

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Message 1385075 - Posted: 27 Jun 2013, 11:08:04 UTC - in response to Message 1385031.

This afternoon, I saw a typical pedestrian standing at a corner, waiting for traffic to clear, turning her head back and forth to look. After I went by her, she trotted across the road on her four hooved legs. No road-kill venison in Riverside, Illinois tonight.


OMG - all the dumb deer have been killed off in Illinois and the remaining smart deer are surviving to reproduce themselves... Northern Wisconsin is doomed!!!



Hmmm...first they're killing off deer and then they let them reproduce themselves again. Where's the logic?
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Message 1385082 - Posted: 27 Jun 2013, 11:39:02 UTC

It's called culling. We have it in Richmond Park every year which causes an outcry in the local press.

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Message 1385157 - Posted: 27 Jun 2013, 17:17:17 UTC - in response to Message 1385075.

This afternoon, I saw a typical pedestrian standing at a corner, waiting for traffic to clear, turning her head back and forth to look. After I went by her, she trotted across the road on her four hooved legs. No road-kill venison in Riverside, Illinois tonight.

OMG - all the dumb deer have been killed off in Illinois and the remaining smart deer are surviving to reproduce themselves... Northern Wisconsin is doomed!!!

Hmmm...first they're killing off deer and then they let them reproduce themselves again. Where's the logic?

Maintaining population equilibrium.
With urbanization, deer and similar animals have few natural predators to control population, so man has to fill that ecological niche.
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Message 1385196 - Posted: 27 Jun 2013, 19:42:26 UTC - in response to Message 1385082.

It's called culling. We have it in Richmond Park every year which causes an outcry in the local press.


The press in the Richmond area forget that the deer were protected there to provide "sport" for the King and his guests. In the "good old days" a peasant got a reward for killing a predator, but got executed for killing a deer with the bounds of the park.
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Message 1385198 - Posted: 27 Jun 2013, 19:44:46 UTC - in response to Message 1385157.

This afternoon, I saw a typical pedestrian standing at a corner, waiting for traffic to clear, turning her head back and forth to look. After I went by her, she trotted across the road on her four hooved legs. No road-kill venison in Riverside, Illinois tonight.

OMG - all the dumb deer have been killed off in Illinois and the remaining smart deer are surviving to reproduce themselves... Northern Wisconsin is doomed!!!

Hmmm...first they're killing off deer and then they let them reproduce themselves again. Where's the logic?

Maintaining population equilibrium.
With urbanization, deer and similar animals have few natural predators to control population, so man has to fill that ecological niche.



Imagine one's doing that with humans. Then it wouldn't be ethical...
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Message 1385247 - Posted: 27 Jun 2013, 23:02:23 UTC

China seems to manage quite well .....

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Message 1385265 - Posted: 28 Jun 2013, 1:43:05 UTC - in response to Message 1385198.

This afternoon, I saw a typical pedestrian standing at a corner, waiting for traffic to clear, turning her head back and forth to look. After I went by her, she trotted across the road on her four hooved legs. No road-kill venison in Riverside, Illinois tonight.

OMG - all the dumb deer have been killed off in Illinois and the remaining smart deer are surviving to reproduce themselves... Northern Wisconsin is doomed!!!

Hmmm...first they're killing off deer and then they let them reproduce themselves again. Where's the logic?

Maintaining population equilibrium.
With urbanization, deer and similar animals have few natural predators to control population, so man has to fill that ecological niche.

Imagine one's doing that with humans. Then it wouldn't be ethical...

Some human populations practice birth-control to keep themselves at or slightly below the sustainment level. For others, Mother Nature appears to use war and famine to achieve that goal......
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Message 1385280 - Posted: 28 Jun 2013, 3:14:50 UTC

Whoever has been running that sort of
stuff over the last 10,000 years or so;
they have been making a poor job of it.

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Message 1385338 - Posted: 28 Jun 2013, 9:37:48 UTC

Well the fact is that the human population is growing at a faster rate than the planet can sustain.

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Message 1385342 - Posted: 28 Jun 2013, 9:42:54 UTC

Oh I don't know. The Bay Area Wildlife Park Inc seems to be doing a fair job under its CEO A. Korpela.

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Message 1385351 - Posted: 28 Jun 2013, 10:33:43 UTC - in response to Message 1385338.

Well the fact is that the human population is growing at a faster rate than the planet can sustain.




True...And the question is where will it end?
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Message 1385366 - Posted: 28 Jun 2013, 12:31:37 UTC - in response to Message 1385351.

Well the fact is that the human population is growing at a faster rate than the planet can sustain.




True...And the question is where will it end?

CA is supposed to grow to a population of 50 Million from about 40 million in the present day and the US is supposed to increase by 150 million people from about 315 million.
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Message 1385400 - Posted: 28 Jun 2013, 14:47:35 UTC


hello to all of you [especially Angela / Eric]

- joanne & i wish each of you all the best my friends

here's a pic: Agape' - our pup . . .


be well my friends . . . Respectfully, yours - joanne & i
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Message 1385416 - Posted: 28 Jun 2013, 16:01:04 UTC
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Here ya go Mark, one Kitty pic...

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