OMG, this is AMAZING news!!! YAY!
I have just these past couple days been reading more on them and discovered since just like... YESTERDAY that I think they would be perfect for me as a companion. I also want to do studying (ethology) and educational/outreach programs with them, to spread awareness of how intelligent and emotional they are and that they need respect... so I was lamenting over them being illegal. Again, GREAT news! My heart skipped around when I read the thread title! It's about time.
Does the lift also apply to the Gambian pouched rats? I know it came into effect over the same case. They are another I badly want as a buddy, and feel they would do well to educate the public (they detect land mines better than dogs and are more effecient at diagnosing tuberculosis than humans!) [EDIT: I just read it DOES apply to both! What an amazing day, and just the day ofter I've begun new research on both of these amazing critters!]
Last edited by sheduma; 09-09-2008 at 04:12 PM.