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Re: mammal mystery

On Mon, 17 Feb 1997, Michael wrote:
> I'm sure there was some tongue in cheek about extinction of hominids. 
> Elephants likely will never be extinct as long as hominids are 
> extant.  They're just too kewl to look at, so we will preserve them 
> in some manner, while we exterminate most of the wild population 
> through loss of habitat.

Not only are they kewl to look at, but humans have a use for them.  It 
seems to me, the pessimest, that if humans have use for something we try 
to preserve them, but if we have no use or interest in them, we go on an 
all out witch hunt for them.  Is this wrong or no?

Michael D. Miller