Date: Fri, 14 May 1999 07:26:16 -0700 (PDT) From: Sean Barry <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-Id: <aabcdefg1672$foo@default> Subject: Re: Biodiversity convention - farcical fact 1
> Did you see the story recently about the crate of rare monkeys that
> arrived in Holland from China without proper documentation? No
> Dutch institutions wanted them and the Chinese wouldn't take them
> back so they were put, still alive, into a mincer for dog food.
> Another victory for the conservationists? With success stories like
> these to their credit, conservationist is rapidly becoming a
> deprecated profession like tax inspector, used car salesman etc.
Whoever made up that self-serving tripe knows nothing about monkeys,
CITES, the Biodiversity convention, proper documentation, dog food,
Holland, China, mincers, conservationists, tax inspectors, used car
salesmen, or even etc. I hope the originator of this post did it for fun
because there's nothing in it that even remotely resembles reality. I'm
sorry to see such a worthwhile forum as the CP list sullied by such
patently apocryphal material, and I hope it doesn't degenerate further.
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