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

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] elephant fences was: Woodchuck problem
  • From: "Peter Boyce" <peterboyce@myjaring.net>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 05:22:13 +0800

Hi Marge

Steel 15 x 20 cm, 6 m long I-beams (known as RSJ's in the UK) buried and
concreted 3 meters into the ground at 1 meter intevals and then disguised by
coating them in a concrete-soil mixture that very quickly becomes moss- and
lichen covered.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 3:52 PM
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] elephant fences was: Woodchuck problem

> 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
> mtalt@hort.net
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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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