Ravens and golf balls

Subject: Ravens and golf balls
From: Paul Taylor <>
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2003 18:19:55 +1000
Carol Probets wrote:
IF, as has been suggested, the ravens are taking the golf balls
> because of their resemblance to eggs, the answer is simple.

A resemblance to eggs is plausible for white golf balls, but
fluorescent-coloured golfballs?!

I'm surprised they take yellow golfballs, since yellow is often a
warning colour.  Perhaps drawing black lines on a yellow golfball
would be a more effective "threat" display.  (Red may also work,
but it would be harder to find the ball against a green background
- partly because of red/green colour-blindness, but also because
red appears dark in green light.)

   Paul Taylor                           Veni, vidi, tici -
                    I came, I saw, I ticked.

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