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Re: Crab watch


This is all too funny!  I love the little guy taking the shell around
showing it the territory!  I vote for the live cam!  LOL  Is it as
affectionate with the new selections?

Vera


On 6/21/07, Theresa W <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> I really think you need to set up a hermit crab cam- with live streaming
> video so that we all can watch this adventure.  It sounds like too much
> fun....  Let's hope your housing choices are improved over the last one :
> )
>
> Theresa
>
> james singer wrote:
> > Okay. So I went to the tourist trap again the morning and got three new
> > options for the house-hunter--all slightly different sizes.
> >
> > On Jun 21, 2007, at 6:20 AM, Andrea Hodges wrote:
> >
> >> OK those two stories are too funny. Sometimes I wish I lived where I
> >> could have more animals and then I recall that three dogs is plenty
> >> for me.
> >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Bell" <silverhawk@flash.net>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2007 5:58 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Crab watch
> >>
> >>
> >>> OH yesssss...our Tom (his name is Mr. Turkey - what else?) was hatched
> >>> via incubator and has been handled his whole life. He follows me
> >>> everywhere, gobbles on call - every single time, thinks he owns the
> >>> place, and sits on the back porch and stares at me while I'm cooking
> >>> dinner, hoping that I will come out and feed him something good. When
> we
> >>> were out shearing our llamas last Saturday, he had to be right in the
> >>> middle of ALL OF IT. I don't think he would get in the car but he lets
> >>> me hold him and carry him around. He's HEAVY though. He is black and
> >>> white - a "Royal Palm" turkey. Beautiful. I'll try to send some pics
> >>> ya'lls way.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> >>>  Jesse--tell me about your baby turkeys. I raised several crops in the
> >>> mid-80s and really got to be quite fond of them. I had a big, old,
> very
> >>> tame male--named Tom [what else]--that I used to take to kindergarten
> >>> classes at the local schools so the tots could get up close and touch
> >>> him. He would gobble on command, which delighted the kids, of course,
> >>> and occasionally terrified the teachers. Tom, who weighed almost 30
> >>> pounds, loved to ride in my truck. It was never a problem to get him
> >>> into the passenger's seat. I just had to open the door and he would
> >>> half-fly, half-scramble into the seat. The best part was driving down
> >>> the freeway with Tom as copilot. Talk about double takes!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Jun 20, 2007, at 5:18 PM, Jesse Bell wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I'M SO EXCITED ABOUT MY BABY TURKEYS!!!! WOOOOOO. I'm going to go
> home
> >>>> and play with them tonight! They are so stinking cute I can hardly
> >>>> stand
> >>>> it. I need to go and see if Lady Chatsworth is sitting on eggs yet.
> She
> >>>> has not been coming up to the barn much.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Pam Evans wrote:
> >>>> Yet. LOL
> >>>>
> >>>> On 6/20/07, Jesse Bell wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I haven't had a moose or a hedgehog.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Pam Evans wrote:
> >>>>> oh what a riot and I would love to see a picture! Jesse dear, is
> >>>>> there any
> >>>>> critter smaller than an elephant and larger than a fire ant that you
> >>>>> haven't
> >>>>> had as a pet at some time in your life? You're so funny.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On 6/20/07, Jesse Bell wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> That's right! I forgot about that. I had several shells in my
> >>>>>> container
> >>>>>> and it seemed like they played "musical shells" a lot. They would
> >>>>>> try on
> >>>>>> shells until they found just the right one. And when it left it's
> old
> >>>>>> shell, one of the other ones would go try his shell on for size.
> Too
> >>>>>> funny.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> james singer wrote:
> >>>>>> Well, if it hasn't moved by morning, I'll go buy it a couple of
> >>>>>> additional options. Thanks for the advice.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Jun 20, 2007, at 12:40 PM, Andrea Hodges wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> We used to keep a variety of empty whelk shells available for them
> >>>>>>> (had them in a touch tank at the Museum in Charleston) and they
> >>>>>>> would
> >>>>>>> run around checking each on out before they chose. You might need
> a
> >>>>>>> couple more shells Jim. Those little guys can be picky sometimes!
> >>>>>>> A
> >>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer"
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> To: "Garden Chat"
> >>>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2007 8:22 AM
> >>>>>>> Subject: [CHAT] Crab watch
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Ms Fatma is baby-sitting a hermit crab this summer. A week or so
> >>>>>>>> ago
> >>>>>>>> we noticed that it seemed a bit large for its shell, so we
> >>>>>>>> purchased
> >>>>>>>> a larger one at a local souvenir shop. For the first few days, it
> >>>>>>>> dragged the new shell all around its tank--into its water bowl,
> >>>>>>>> into
> >>>>>>>> its food bowl--like it was introducing a new chum to the
> >>>>>>>> neighborhood. Well, last night, it parked next to the new shell,
> >>>>>>>> opening to opening. We think, maybe, it's going to move into the
> >>>>>>>> larger shell today or tonight.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Island Jim
> >>>>>>>> Southwest Florida
> >>>>>>>> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> >>>>>>>> Hardiness Zone 10
> >>>>>>>> Heat Zone 10
> >>>>>>>> Sunset Zone 25
> >>>>>>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >>>>>>>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>>>>>> --
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> >>>>>>>> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>>>>> -
> >>>>>>> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> >>>>>>> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>> Island Jim
> >>>>>> Southwest Florida
> >>>>>> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> >>>>>> Hardiness Zone 10
> >>>>>> Heat Zone 10
> >>>>>> Sunset Zone 25
> >>>>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >>>>>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
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> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Jesse R. Bell
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> "Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
> >>>>>> I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends
> >>>>>> and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing
> that.
> >>>>>> That's what's insane about it." - John Lennon
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
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> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> Pam Evans
> >>>>> Kemp TX
> >>>>> zone 8A
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
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> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Jesse R. Bell
> >>>>>
> >>>>> "Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
> >>>>> I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends
> >>>>> and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that.
> >>>>> That's what's insane about it." - John Lennon
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
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> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --Pam Evans
> >>>> Kemp TX
> >>>> zone 8A
> >>>>
> >>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
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> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Jesse R. Bell
> >>>>
> >>>> "Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
> >>>> I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends
> >>>> and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that.
> >>>> That's what's insane about it." - John Lennon
> >>>>
> >>>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
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> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> Island Jim
> >>> Southwest Florida
> >>> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> >>> Hardiness Zone 10
> >>> Heat Zone 10
> >>> Sunset Zone 25
> >>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>>
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> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Jesse R. Bell
> >>>
> >>> "Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
> >>> I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends
> >>> and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that.
> >>> That's what's insane about it."  -  John Lennon
> >>>
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> >>
> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
> > Sunset Zone 25
> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >
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