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Life Sciences => Plant Sciences, Zoology & Evolution => Topic started by: Hadrian on 10/05/2006 21:15:07

Title: 12 species of flies get US protection
Post by: Hadrian 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.


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


What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Title: Re: 12 species of flies get US protection
Post by: another_someone 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.



George
Title: Re: 12 species of flies get US protection
Post by: Hadrian on 10/05/2006 22:20:00

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



What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
Title: Re: 12 species of flies get US protection
Post by: MayoFlyFarmer on 18/05/2006 18:58:02
hmmm... this sounds right up my alley.....  ;)

Are YOUR mice nude? [;)]