[LMB] What animals would the Firsters have brought to Barrayar-to-be?

markus baur baur at chello.at
Fri Apr 8 06:37:54 BST 2016

we had rose ringed parakeets living in the middle of the alps (in the 
city of Innsbruck -  - but back in 1995 or so they had a pretty bad 
winter, and the decision was made to use this opportunity to capture the 
entire, now reduced population ... otherwise they still would be around)



Am 08.04.2016 um 01:35 schrieb Agnes Charrel-Berthillier:
> On 4/7/16 3:22 PM, Karen Hunt wrote:
>> And—over in Equinox—wild cockatoos. A couple of pairs of them escaped, or
>> were let loose, several decades ago. They now have these big
>> rainbow-colored birds all over the place, and people will feed them. The
>> sanitation crews wanted to get rid of them, but the Dome shareholders
>> voted
>> them down."
> On the real life version of the back to the kind-of-wild cockatoos:
> "U.S. researchers are launching studies on Mexico's red-crowned parrot —
> a species that has been adapting so well to living in cities in
> California and Texas after escaping from the pet trade that the
> population may now rival that in its native country."
> http://www.usnews.com/news/science/articles/2016-04-02/parrot-species-in-us-cities-may-rival-that-in-native-mexico
> Agnes
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