|To:||Brian Fleming <>|
|Subject:||Arsenic and Tawny frogmouth Deaths ...|
|From:||Penn Gwynne <>|
|Date:||Mon, 31 Mar 2003 22:32:32 -0800 (PST)|
Well put Anff and Brian .... if there is one thing that we Ozzies should hang our heads in shame about it's being the world's leading user of Arsenic per head over the years. Thee known carryover effects are horrenndous, let alone the unknown but highly suspicious. Salts ain't salts eh?
Yours JAG enjoying watching parrots gnawing on fence palings ... NOT
Brian Fleming <> wrote:
Must learn to click on second line. Now read on..
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 17:40:32 +1000
Presumably Bogong Moth larvae don't pick up enough to kill them over their comparatively short lifetime. One does wonder about the cumulative effects on insect feeders however.
Incidentally, from what I've read, the aborigines seem to have suffered no ill-effects from a Bogong Moth diet before the white man arrived - apart from indigestion at first on a very fatty food, until they got used to it.
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