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Re: Beautiful Baby Camelot Macaw

Posted by To:To Joanne on 5/30/07
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    On 5/30/07, To Joanne wrote:
    > On 5/28/07, Jo-Ann wrote:
    >> On 5/16/07, Barb P. wrote:
    >>> On 5/16/07, electra wrote:
    >>>
    >>> Nice to meet you Miss Electra. Nice to meet ANYBODY possessing at least
    >>> some semblance of a NAME here. All these strong opinions & harsh
    >>> words.......voices of authority......a regulatory board establishing
    >>> prices.....making assumptions & stating them as facts....... All this from
    >>> behind silly pseudonyms. Hiding! Evidently thay're not proud enough (or is
    >>> it, certain enough?) of what they have to say to put their name on it.
    >>>
    >>> I'm afraid I'm gonna find one of you guys crouched behind a Rhodadendron in
    >>> my garden one of these days! Oh yeah.......the Rhoda's are DEFINITELY
    > HYBRIDS!
    >>>
    >>> Barb the Old Bird Lady
    >>>
    >>> and as the lyric goes in SPAMALOT, "I ain't dead yet!"
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> To make an analogy of dog "mutts" to bird hybrids is absurd!! Dogs are a
    >> species in of itself with different "races" or "breeds" The parrots are of
    >> different species - it's like putting a poodle with a hyena! Yes they are both
    >> canine in the grouping but are of different species. Another example is mating
    >> a horse with a donkey - one way you get a mule the other way an ass - and
    >> aren't they sterile?
    >>
    >> Would you put a Macaw with an African Grey? I hope not!! The closest I can
    >> think of to a "mutt" in dog terms is the different colorations of cockatiels
    >> and budgies - but even they are more akin to a white tiger. Naturally
    >> occurring, but in the wild they would be killed and eaten early in life.
    >>
    >> To me - the species is the species and should not be tampered with. Why do we
    >> as a species have to "improve" everything nature has given us?
    >
    > Joanne,
    > Very very well said!!!! Thank you! Now watch all the people who will come
    > back with attitude. People will still do what they do for the almighty
    > dollar. Its really really sad that they do this all the while so many birds
    > who need homes.

    Funny how you interpret "attitude" with an opinion that differs from yours.