Letters from the Front Line:Lia: About the same time it took me. Maybe UK internet access is still mostly dial-up?Jess Ruffner: Took me two seconds to find this: http://www.astraean.com/contac t/Nora: You don’t actually have to prove that a dog you want to register through PAL (purebred of unknown ancestry) or Canine Partners (mixed breed) is altered. The old ILP forms required proof of altering–my vet took it so...bert: feet up on the stool and got me some popcorn. This is gonna be good!Jennifer: I was born and raised on a small family holding — and have had experience with all manner of operations. While individual farmers may keep their “pet” (and this goes for chickens too), most large commercial...Lia: Jennifer There are no fast rule with farmers. The Highland ox was kept on a fairly large dairy operation run very professionally. I cant say that I have seen the same on chicken farms so far. From my experience working...Christopher: Yes, the whole “ice bridge will save them” logic didn’t really work out. The wolf went the other way, off the island, and promptly died.Jennifer: The difference is that cows (and horses) have a different fertility cycle than dogs (or cats). Probably has something to do with only having, usually, one offspring and a long gestation period. They can remain remarkably...Jen Robinson: According to this article, the Isle Royale wolf population is now down to eight (or maybe seven, not clear how Isabelle’s departure and death is counted) BUT three of the population are under one year of age....Lin: http://www.border-wars.com/201 4/02/would-you-still-do-it-if- no-one-knew.html “They’d disappear if you forgot the myth they’re tying to sell you, like Narnia.” Narnia doesn’t disappear if noone believes in it....Lin: As an inbred burden on society and my caring family (a father who has already left and a mother who will no doubt abandon me eventually) with psychological and physical issues common to my ethnic group, more so in the more inbred...
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