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Re: Armadillo "disemboweling"? Huh?

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Armadillo "disemboweling"? Huh?
  • From: "Robert L. Roberson" <patrob@centex.net>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 20:22:29 -0600 (MDT)

Pardon me!  We are country.  I did not mention "giant" or "eviscerating," though
my sons did catch the "durned things" by the tail on a couple of occasions.
Mostly the armadillos squealed a bit and were released to go on their way.
Sorry for butting in.

Robert E. Stassen wrote:

> Could we please have a "moratorium" on animal pest expertise?  I plead
> guilty to earlier posting my discovery that lawn ponds can provide a partial
> control measure for cottontails, after which someone suggested I install
> "docks" and "chicken wire" in the ponds so they can free themselves. (?)
> Then this less than enlightened piece of information to someone whose kids
> are manhandling the giant, man-eviscerating armadillos of Central Texas--by
> the tail, no less:
> "Make sure you know what you are doing when you try this.  Understand that
> they have very large, very strong and very dangerous digging claws that came
> easily disembowel a careless handler."
> Great pictures in those Peterson Field Guides, eh Al?
> Enough already.

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