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Re: Archosaur antics--world's only playful "pet" crocodile dies
On Thu, Nov 3rd, 2011 at 9:37 AM, Augusto Haro <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Heh, great humor.
> Now remembering the obvious: if birds can make pets, then certain
> theropod dinosaurs can make pets thanks to the nomenclature of
> phylogenetic systematics.
Not all birds make good pets. Even cassowaries that are hatched in incubators
have a tendancy to get kick-happy once they reach adulthood. Young cassowaries
kept as "pets" in Papua New Guinea, although they are always slaughtered for
their meat, feathers
and bones once they approach the age where they become unmanageable (and
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