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Re: [aroid-l] elephant fences was: Woodchuck problem

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] elephant fences was: Woodchuck problem
  • From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 03:52:59 -0400

Realize this is not aroid related, but am very curious about what one
would use to make a fence that would stop a determined elephant.

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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From: Peter Boyce <peterboyce@myjaring.net>
At the ultimate extreme, at least two national parks in Thailand have
had to go to the astronomical expense of installing anti-elephant
fences to protect their nursery plantations from roaming herbs
(elephant populations in Thailand ore increasing at teh same time the
forests are shrinking - a bad combination). 

Mercifully elephants aren't known to burrow and haven't yet figured
that they could climb over the barrier if they had a step ladder....

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