[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)

servus

markus

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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