There is a proposal being put together that addresses this issue that i hold dear. It is a proposal to put into the books a new way to deal with wild predators that we come into contact with and, more specifically, its effect on our own wild mountain lion population.
Now, if ever a mountain lion is spotted (even if it is in a thickly forested area), if it is seen, it is shot. We kill on site. If we can not find it, we go searching for it to kill it.
Why is this necessary? Do we even know how large that population is? Do they have enough animals not to go extinct if we kill each one that happens to wander into “human’s territory?”… wherever that may be? How many used to be living here that we have displaced and or killed or just taken its habitat away? Why can we not just tranquilize these beautiful animals and transplant them into deeper forest and NOT kill them? These are a few of the questions that wander through my mind. Continue reading →
This is a long thread that i had to copy from reddit to be able to share with you, however, it is such entertainment, i was pushed over the edge of my yes decision to post it. If your mind works anything like mine, then this will give you several SEVERAL good hard (possible hours) of laughs!! I hope you enjoy it as much as i did! Oh Atherton…….
(to be able to read this in a more cohesive format, go to reddit’s link here: http://www.reddit.com/r/firstworldproblems/comments/18gsc4/police_blotter_for_atherton_ca_where_the_median/ )
Do not disregard it when you hear some loud low flying airplane outside tomorrow San Francisco! You need to LOOK UP!! You get the opportunity to see one of NASA’s planes with the Space Shuttle Endeavor piggy-backed in a once time in history flying over head to give us one last chance to see her before she gets flown to to be a part of their permanent exhibit at the LA Air and Space Museum. Get those camera phones ready!!