[ExI] Pythons and rabbits
sparge at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 16:09:44 UTC 2015
Why all snake-hate? And who really cares about invasive species? Humans are
most invasive species ever.
On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 9:03 AM, Tomaz Kristan <protokol2020 at gmail.com>
> Yes, Mike, humans are too natural. That's why I want to send the drones or
> some other terminators against the snakes. And not some human hunters.
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 1:40 PM, Mike Dougherty <msd001 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:04 AM, Tomaz Kristan <protokol2020 at gmail.com>
>> > I think, if you want to eradicate for example snakes from an island,
>> > do nothing with some poison. Unless you are ready to cover the whole
>> > a meter or so deep with that poison. Which you are NOT going to do.
>> > With just some a little poisoned rabbits, you will at most evolve a new
>> > of snakes, which won't eat rabbits but birds or will be adapted to eat
>> > poison or whatever.
>> > Biology against biology hardly ever works in a desired way.
>> > What you have to do, is to launch enough drones or ground robots which
>> > spot and kill with a gun or a laser or with a large scissors every snake
>> > they will meet.
>> > This is a step too high for snakes to adapt. Provided that your
>> > drones/Boston dogs are good enough, of course.
>> > But no poison will do.
>> > As I heard, the large population of wild hogs in the US is now being
>> > poisoned with the sodium nitrite. You will soon have the sodium nitrite
>> > eating swines. That's what you'll have.
>> Humans against Nature hardly ever works in a desired way too.
>> ex: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cobra_effect
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