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Chulanowa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-04-10 11:27 PM
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15. You'd be surprised...
At the sort of animal life you can find even in an urban environment after the lights go out. I've seen deer in downtown seattle, and of course you have the regulars - opossoums, raccoons, skunks, bobcats, coyotes... I've even heard that some cities have otters and beavers.

Nature is constantly working to undo "civilization" and frankly, we're reaching the stalemate point.
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  -11-year-old boy mauled by sea lion in Australia JCMach1  Sep-04-10 03:45 AM   #0 
  - Sea Lion Attacks on Humans  Bonobo   Sep-04-10 04:16 AM   #1 
  - People should realize that sea lions  Enthusiast   Sep-04-10 06:13 AM   #3 
     - and hence the term..."lion"  d_r   Sep-04-10 07:49 AM   #5 
  - Poor kid.  alphafemale   Sep-04-10 04:17 AM   #2 
  - Wow... Sealions are pretty big...  rasputin1952   Sep-04-10 07:24 AM   #4 
  - Where was that pic taken?  MissB   Sep-04-10 11:51 PM   #16 
     - I don't know...  rasputin1952   Sep-05-10 05:22 AM   #18 
  - As the wild disappears, by the end of this century zoos will be the only place to see some animals.  elocs   Sep-04-10 08:00 AM   #6 
  - You'd be surprised...  Chulanowa   Sep-04-10 11:27 PM   #15 
     - None of those animals are habitat dependent though and are urban adapters.  elocs   Sep-05-10 08:55 AM   #19 
  - I was considered 'a real handful' as a child  Cirque du So-What   Sep-04-10 08:16 AM   #7 
  - I used to be shocked to see the occasional kid on a leash  northernlights   Sep-04-10 09:07 AM   #8 
     - I was on a leash for awhile  Cirque du So-What   Sep-04-10 09:19 AM   #9 
        - several years back I intercepted a "runner"  northernlights   Sep-04-10 09:33 AM   #10 
           - Sometimes it's shock,  colorado_ufo   Sep-04-10 10:40 AM   #12 
  - Plenty more dog attacks than sea lion attacks.  Lightning Count   Sep-04-10 09:43 AM   #11 
  - Zoo's are evil, NO animal wants to be there...nt  and-justice-for-all   Sep-04-10 01:24 PM   #13 
     - I just got back from Beardsley Zoo and  Lurks Often   Sep-04-10 10:24 PM   #14 
        - This is true in many cases... went to the animal orphanage in Kenya where they take-in orphans from  JCMach1   Sep-05-10 04:01 AM   #17 
 

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