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
>>> 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?
> 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.