Holy Crap! Has anyone seen this!?! - Paw Talk - Pet Forums
Prairie Dog Discussion Wide smiles, open arms, yahoos, kisses, and all else prairie dog.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-28-2006, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 70
 
Holy Crap! Has anyone seen this!?!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/threats_from_the_wild

I'm just starting to get my hopes up about them eventually getting rid of the stupid ban and now they have this story spreading all over Yahoo news? Can they drop it already?? I mean this stuff is put out by AP. Some of these issues need to be addressed, but come one!! I also love how they word their facts. Ie...

More than 770 people have been sickened since 2000 with tularemia, a virulent disease that can be contracted from rabbits, hamsters and other rodents. At least three people have died. The plague, another animal-born disease, has sickened at least 22 Americans and killed at least one.

What they fail to mention is the the plague has effected 22 people over the coarse of like 20-40 years. (And I can't remember the exacty figure but I did a whole research paper on it in college).

Anways...maybe this should go under Rants & Raves but it's PD relevant also??? Any thoughts??
fishtoes is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-28-2006, 06:16 PM
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 156
 
Idiots - they only put in what they want
Dallas is offline  
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome