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Response to Reply #137
138. A Fisher's favorite treat
is a Porcupine.

When confronting a Porcupine with the intent of making it a meal, body language is everything. :)
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  -I have to ask...anyone else experiencing this? "Hearing" nature? BeHereNow  Jul-09-07 01:56 AM   #0 
  - My dog's been very gassy today  MonkeyFunk   Jul-09-07 01:59 AM   #1 
  - I see your dog takes after you.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:01 AM   #3 
     - You can smell  MonkeyFunk   Jul-09-07 02:03 AM   #4 
        - No, I was referring to your tendency to gassing off on DU.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:17 AM   #9 
           - ah  MonkeyFunk   Jul-09-07 04:57 AM   #53 
  - I don't think you're crazy  emilyg   Jul-09-07 01:59 AM   #2 
  - Okay- at the risk of sounding completely nuts.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:15 AM   #8 
     - Interesting!  loudsue   Jul-09-07 02:51 AM   #36 
     - Yes, we ARE supposed to. Please take a look at the Kogi links on this thread.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 03:00 AM   #41 
        - kogis?  sheeptramp   Jul-09-07 07:41 AM   #63 
           - lol  rhiannon55   Jul-11-07 12:28 AM   #156 
     - Bravo  emilyg   Jul-09-07 01:09 PM   #82 
     - Saturday morning a voice woke me up saying, "Mom, something smells good."  Blue in Portland   Jul-09-07 02:15 PM   #92 
     - you aren't crazy. you have empathy. you get it from being close to  roguevalley   Jul-10-07 01:14 AM   #126 
     - you are just fine. Just more sensitive than most.  librechik   Jul-10-07 02:01 PM   #146 
  - yes, i have 'communed' with animals.  wildhorses   Jul-09-07 02:04 AM   #5 
  - You are not crazy  Truthiness Inspector   Jul-09-07 02:08 AM   #6 
  - I don't think I know what you mean by "unexpected".  sfexpat2000   Jul-09-07 02:13 AM   #7 
  - Didn't you hear the one about the chicken who crossed the road?  Truthiness Inspector   Jul-09-07 02:19 AM   #10 
  - I agree completely, and I think that is what is wrong with the earth today- we stopped listening.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:24 AM   #14 
  - Upthread I posted about bees drowning in my pool.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:20 AM   #12 
     - I've always had that channel ON, I don't know why or how.  sfexpat2000   Jul-09-07 02:28 AM   #17 
     - Chances are there are always a few insects in your pool.  screembloodymurder   Jul-09-07 03:54 PM   #108 
  - I don't think you are crazy...  48percenter   Jul-09-07 02:19 AM   #11 
  - That's like my oak tree out front.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:23 AM   #13 
     - I like to think the more spiritually evolved people are  48percenter   Jul-09-07 02:25 AM   #15 
     - The Kogi would agree with you about "organized religion."  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:42 AM   #26 
     - I've actually heard trees "speak," as well, but I have to admit  Clark2008   Jul-11-07 05:33 PM   #170 
        - It's on our parkway- city property, supposedly "protected" life.  BeHereNow   Jul-11-07 11:47 PM   #172 
  - Well, what are you experiencing?  Pigwidgeon   Jul-09-07 02:26 AM   #16 
  - I have kept dream journals all my life-  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:31 AM   #19 
  - pgwidgeon are you familiar w. barbara walker?  pitohui   Jul-11-07 03:13 PM   #163 
  - Are you talking about  Mojorabbit   Jul-09-07 02:29 AM   #18 
  - More like "hearing" them.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:33 AM   #20 
  - I think I get what you are saying  Mojorabbit   Jul-09-07 02:43 AM   #29 
  - Ever get into deep meditation BHN?  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 02:54 AM   #37 
     - Where are you? Vortex...  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:59 AM   #40 
        - Thompson Park NY believe it or not, in Watertown  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 03:02 AM   #42 
        - Don't be afraid.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 03:05 AM   #44 
        - I've been knocked unconscious by a spirit  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 03:07 AM   #47 
        - I was in the center of a vortex this weekend.  conscious evolution   Jul-09-07 06:23 AM   #56 
        - What you describe about waking dreams and such  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 03:06 AM   #45 
           - And the compassion towards all living things is because we SHARE that path with them.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 03:10 AM   #48 
              - It is time to gather allies.  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 03:11 AM   #49 
                 - I could not agree more.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 03:13 AM   #51 
  - .  Old Broad   Jul-09-07 11:22 AM   #77 
  - My squirrel story:  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-10-07 02:07 AM   #128 
     - lol! nt  glitch   Jul-10-07 10:29 AM   #139 
     - MAN, you could have at least included a "keyboard alert" in subject line!!!  BeHereNow   Jul-10-07 04:54 PM   #147 
        - I've got a great cat story, well, plywood cat story.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-10-07 06:15 PM   #150 
           - Animals get embarrassed you know...I hope you didn't laugh!  BeHereNow   Jul-10-07 06:28 PM   #151 
  - "Noise"  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 02:35 AM   #21 
  - I understand- I call it- "I have no skin and the world hurts"  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:38 AM   #23 
  - Yeah, my own mental/spiritual issues are manifesting in my writing  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 02:41 AM   #25 
  - You are an excellent writer-  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:43 AM   #28 
     - Lately my thoughts are grim  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 02:45 AM   #31 
        - Kahlil Gibran-  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:48 AM   #34 
  - "I have no skin and the world hurts"  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 02:48 AM   #33 
     - So happy to know that you understand.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:55 AM   #38 
     - Indeed  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 02:58 AM   #39 
        - "listening" to the  Bluerthanblue   Jul-09-07 02:36 PM   #101 
     - It only hurts  conscious evolution   Jul-10-07 05:17 PM   #149 
  - That's a great poem, shadowknows...  loudsue   Jul-09-07 03:04 AM   #43 
  - I think you're making connections that don't really exist.  greyl   Jul-09-07 02:37 AM   #22 
  - Oki  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:39 AM   #24 
  - You're right.  cobalt1999   Jul-09-07 07:06 AM   #59 
  - And that feeds into the argument of soft science vs. hard science  48percenter   Jul-09-07 07:32 AM   #60 
  - so you are predisposed to believe, have at it.  cobalt1999   Jul-09-07 08:48 AM   #68 
  - I was "predisposed" to believe in Christianity  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 11:17 AM   #75 
  - read a little further up.  cobalt1999   Jul-09-07 11:54 AM   #79 
  - uh, no, it's not just a belief system  NJCher   Jul-09-07 01:16 PM   #83 
     - Sorry, but psychic conversations with bugs and plants...  cobalt1999   Jul-09-07 01:45 PM   #87 
     - The scientific method is designed to find and fill the "holes"  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 06:24 PM   #115 
     - bring yourself up to speed  NJCher   Jul-09-07 07:58 PM   #119 
     - Beyond rational certainty and into the realm of  greyl   Jul-09-07 01:58 PM   #89 
  - Since when does  edhopper   Jul-09-07 09:08 AM   #71 
  - And your own input sample provides its own pattern segment to this particular topic.  glitch   Jul-10-07 11:02 AM   #142 
  - Good point - nature is a bitch if you're the one getting eaten, but that's the system.  Matsubara   Jul-09-07 07:54 AM   #65 
  - When I was 9  goodgd_yall   Jul-09-07 02:42 AM   #27 
  - We have some nasty insects and spiders  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 02:44 AM   #30 
     - Sage works wonders.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 02:46 AM   #32 
        - hmm I do have some too  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 02:49 AM   #35 
        - Thank you! That helps me.  glitch   Jul-10-07 10:47 AM   #140 
  - The mixed animal Oscar was "born" out of just such a state that I was in.  A-Schwarzenegger   Jul-09-07 03:06 AM   #46 
  - LOL  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 03:12 AM   #50 
  - You're welcome, but I meant it.  A-Schwarzenegger   Jul-09-07 03:29 AM   #52 
     - Oscar helps us suspend rational thought and access a different part of our life experience!  cryingshame   Jul-09-07 07:40 AM   #62 
        - He prefers extra-rational.  A-Schwarzenegger   Jul-09-07 02:09 PM   #91 
  - Ohhh no.  lildreamer316   Jul-09-07 03:22 PM   #102 
     - He's right here.  A-Schwarzenegger   Jul-10-07 02:09 AM   #129 
  - What an interesting thread! I just want to thank you for posting it.  Joolz   Jul-09-07 05:15 AM   #54 
  - I like to  H2O Man   Jul-09-07 05:16 AM   #55 
  - "The plants and animals are always communicating with us" Thanks H20 Man  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 04:35 PM   #112 
     - When I was  H2O Man   Jul-09-07 08:12 PM   #120 
  - I Would've Sworn A Squirrel Was Calling Me Nuts.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-09-07 06:36 AM   #57 
  - Don't laugh- you're not so far off. Let me tell you about the squirrels in my trees.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 04:02 PM   #109 
     - I Hand Feed Several Squirrels Here And Chipmunks As Well.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-09-07 04:42 PM   #113 
        - That's great- for years now, I have preferred my fur friends to most people.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 06:20 PM   #114 
           - Critter Love  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 06:38 PM   #116 
  - This is an interesting thread!  DemReadingDU   Jul-09-07 06:44 AM   #58 
  - Meditate, meditate, meditate  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 11:24 AM   #78 
     - Like mindful meditation  Sapere aude   Jul-09-07 02:25 PM   #97 
  - Direct communication, no. But...  Tesha   Jul-09-07 07:39 AM   #61 
  - As a Wiccan all I can say is mother nature has alot to say if you listen..  Wiccan Warrior   Jul-09-07 07:43 AM   #64 
  - What i have noticed about mother earth is she still says a lot even if...........  nolabels   Jul-09-07 02:28 PM   #100 
  - Fascinating thread  supernova   Jul-09-07 07:58 AM   #66 
  - Sounds like New Age woo woo BS.  Odin2005   Jul-09-07 08:10 AM   #67 
  - Now, Odin  shadowknows69   Jul-09-07 11:10 AM   #74 
  - I talked to my oak tree.......he says your nuts. The squirrels concurred.  seriousstan   Jul-09-07 08:59 AM   #69 
  - You might be interested in this:  InkAddict   Jul-09-07 09:02 AM   #70 
  - Tree's hold so much history.  Tulum_Moon   Jul-09-07 09:12 AM   #72 
  - Thanks! Very interesting site.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 04:15 PM   #110 
  - When I was 13-14 there were wasps in my room  Jed Dilligan   Jul-09-07 09:42 AM   #73 
  - Now that is cool.  lildreamer316   Jul-09-07 03:23 PM   #103 
  - I have had similar experiences with wasps when I was a kid  Venus Dog   Jul-09-07 03:46 PM   #107 
  - You're asking if we can hear nature?  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-09-07 11:17 AM   #76 
  - This is a wonderful thread. Thank you for posting it!  I Have A Dream   Jul-09-07 12:00 PM   #80 
  - personally, i think you're crazy.  QuestionAll   Jul-09-07 12:03 PM   #81 
  - not true at all--has had scientific attention  NJCher   Jul-09-07 01:55 PM   #88 
  - ...  QuestionAll   Jul-09-07 02:28 PM   #99 
  - The only good thing about The Secret Life of Plants...  SidDithers   Jul-09-07 03:31 PM   #104 
  - Wow, the interview on that site is a great read.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 04:28 PM   #111 
     - It's hard to be this way  NJCher   Jul-09-07 07:08 PM   #118 
  - That's rather hardline for someone who chose QuestionAll for a moniker. nt  glitch   Jul-10-07 10:53 AM   #141 
     - you really think so...? why?  QuestionAll   Jul-11-07 12:35 AM   #157 
        - Until you have proof on either count you'll have to keep the question open, right?  glitch   Jul-11-07 02:25 PM   #159 
           - not at all.  QuestionAll   Jul-11-07 02:55 PM   #160 
              - Read up on the history of science, it's fascinating. It took people decades+ to accept "proofs"  glitch   Jul-11-07 03:31 PM   #166 
                 - it's always been easy to prove that gravity exists-  QuestionAll   Jul-11-07 04:15 PM   #167 
  - Things have been odd this summer. Does that count?  knitter4democracy   Jul-09-07 01:19 PM   #84 
  - No, you're not crazy  LibertyLover   Jul-09-07 01:25 PM   #85 
  - the experience really seems to have threatened a lot of people here  MisterP   Jul-09-07 01:43 PM   #86 
  - My guess is that some people get so out of touch with the natural world that it becomes a strange  Sapere aude   Jul-09-07 02:24 PM   #96 
  - Does it make you feel better to believe that?  greyl   Jul-09-07 03:40 PM   #105 
  - and by "armored with claims of 'science'" I mean the way it's used as a  MisterP   Jul-10-07 01:52 PM   #145 
  - So *this* is what Kucinich-supporters do when they're not evangelizing Kucinich.  BlooInBloo   Jul-09-07 02:00 PM   #90 
  - ...  cobalt1999   Jul-09-07 02:15 PM   #93 
     - This too shall pass.  BlooInBloo   Jul-09-07 02:15 PM   #94 
  - Well, the bee that stung me on my ankle a month ago sure  kestrel91316   Jul-09-07 02:21 PM   #95 
  - Ok as long as we are on the subject of weirdness.......  kestrel91316   Jul-09-07 02:26 PM   #98 
  - Yes, all the time. They are called "White House Press Conferences."  Swamp Rat   Jul-09-07 03:44 PM   #106 
  - Yes.  LWolf   Jul-09-07 06:42 PM   #117 
  - That IS odd...live kitty gifts.  BeHereNow   Jul-09-07 08:38 PM   #121 
     - All very intriguing.  LWolf   Jul-09-07 10:50 PM   #122 
     - When a cat brings you a live gift, it's often a hunting lesson  AlienGirl   Jul-10-07 06:37 AM   #133 
  - I am quite a skeptic and would never describe myself as "spiritual", but I don't doubt you...  mitchum   Jul-09-07 11:23 PM   #123 
  - I have hyperacusis  dave29   Jul-09-07 11:31 PM   #124 
  - This is quite the thought-provoking thread  StephenB48   Jul-09-07 11:59 PM   #125 
  - Nothing that I would consider other worldly,  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-10-07 01:57 AM   #127 
  - Clarification please.  slowry   Jul-10-07 02:35 AM   #130 
  - We have a family of Ravens  formercia   Jul-10-07 05:24 AM   #131 
  - Birds are far more intelligent than we (usually) give them credit for.  Tesha   Jul-10-07 07:37 AM   #134 
     - I had a Fisher introduce me to his missus  formercia   Jul-10-07 07:55 AM   #135 
        - Animals can read body language.  Tesha   Jul-10-07 07:58 AM   #137 
           - A Fisher's favorite treat  formercia   Jul-10-07 08:30 AM   #138 
  - Thanks for the thread BHN  rosesaylavee   Jul-10-07 06:28 AM   #132 
  - i am the squirrel whisperer  datasuspect   Jul-10-07 07:56 AM   #136 
  - Yes! How odd. Animals have been in my dreams  diamidue   Jul-10-07 11:11 AM   #143 
  - I suspect it is a two way transmission.  BeHereNow   Jul-10-07 05:14 PM   #148 
  - Yes, Mel Gibson had the same experience in "SIGNS"  firefox_fan   Jul-10-07 11:13 AM   #144 
  - Crop circles - from wherever or whoever is making them, you have to admit  Venus Dog   Jul-10-07 06:33 PM   #153 
  - It is an ability we have lost.  Sequoia   Jul-10-07 06:30 PM   #152 
  - I've heard of people who do. I believe that all of nature and life is connected, too  illinoisprogressive   Jul-10-07 06:38 PM   #154 
  - It's a gift to be connected to your living environment.  BushDespiser12   Jul-10-07 06:41 PM   #155 
  - yes, intuitive understanding w/ non-humans occured to me before  NuttyFluffers   Jul-11-07 01:15 AM   #158 
  - well since i expect it maybe i can't relate  pitohui   Jul-11-07 03:07 PM   #161 
  - I watched a fox take a piss by a bush this am  HeeBGBz   Jul-11-07 03:11 PM   #162 
  - symptom of distemper?  pitohui   Jul-11-07 03:16 PM   #164 
     - I heard rabies too  HeeBGBz   Jul-11-07 03:22 PM   #165 
  - If the bees were communicating with you, it's more likely you smelled them than heard them.  porphyrian   Jul-11-07 04:25 PM   #168 
     - How would I smell a bee from inside my house?  BeHereNow   Jul-11-07 05:23 PM   #169 
        - I'm leaning towards one of the other two options.  porphyrian   Jul-11-07 08:30 PM   #171 
 

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