Brush-turkeys - The Final Solution

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Subject: Brush-turkeys - The Final Solution
From: "Andrew Thelander" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Dec 2010 10:07:14 +1000
Hi all

Here on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, brush-turkeys are presently Public
Enemy Number One in the local press.  Gardeners in Peregian and
restauranteurs in Hastings Street Noosa are up in arms claiming that the
birds are too numerous and aggressive.  The Noosa News reports that there is
a ?pack? of these feathered dinosaurs that begin patrolling Hastings Street
from 5.30 am.  At 6 am they then hit the café scene, running across tables,
swiping French toast etc.  Tourists are ?shocked? by this gang violence
(Australia was supposed to be safe from terrorists, wasn?t it?).

Fear not, though.  An 80 year old gardener has come up with a solution.  The
birds need to be captured and then released on Fraser Island where the
dingoes are said to be starving.  This, of course, is the old cliché of
?killing two birds with the one stone?.

God help the birds when the local pollies start talking turkey!  Here on the
Sunshine Coast, tourism is seen as the goose that lays the golden eggs and
any perceived threats to it receive no sympathy at all.


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