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Re: Not dinosaurs, but damn cool!
On Sat, 01 Oct 2005 14:46:49 -0500 Tim Williams
> Dann Pigdon wrote:
> >Why is it that Japanese "research" into large marine animals often
> >with them being impaled on sharp metal objects? :P
> Quite often the same animals (or bits of them) finally end up being
> on small wooden objects - like chopsticks.
A Norwegian national who was in favor of whale hunting once told me, in
total seriousness, "In order to prevent the whales' extinction, a
significant number of them have to be killed for research."
In a weird twist, a few years later I watched a South Park episode where
Uncle Jimbo, on his T.V. hunting show, said "By killing endangered
species, we are saving them from starvation."
Fantasy often pales in the face of reality.