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Offline Hadrian

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12 species of flies get US protection
« on: 10/05/2006 21:15:07 »
May 10,  Associated Press


12 species of flies get federal protection

HONOLULU (AP) -- Twelve species of rare flies known for their elaborate courtship displays and found only in the Hawaiian Islands are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.


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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/ENDANGERED_FLIES?SITE=FLPET&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT


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Re: 12 species of flies get US protection
« Reply #1 on: 10/05/2006 22:01:53 »
So, next time one is in Hawaii (not that I ever have been), and one takes up a rolled newspaper to swat a fly, one could be committing a criminal offence.

Thankfully, oner here I can still used rolled up newspapers with impunity.



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Re: 12 species of flies get US protection
« Reply #2 on: 10/05/2006 22:20:00 »

I always knew you were a swat George :D:):D
 



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Re: 12 species of flies get US protection
« Reply #3 on: 18/05/2006 18:58:02 »
hmmm... this sounds right up my alley.....  ;)

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