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Headline o' the day

From the Sydney Morning Herald:

Manly penguins get sniper bodyguard


Doesn't sound very butch to me. Away from the joke opportunities, the poor beasties have been attacked by dogs and / or foxes.

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Blogger JuliaM said... 4:06 pm

"Snipers will stand guard over Sydney's endangered penguins until vicious attacks on them stop, wildlife experts say."

Umm, really?

Because even if you shoot the beasts responsible, won't other predators just move in on the patch? With all that lovely, helpless, unable-to-fly food on the go?  



Blogger Croydonian said... 7:19 pm

J - Given that dogs, foxes and the like are not renowned for their pack mentality...  



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