Boa Constrictor in Geelong

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  1. Jacknife

    Jacknife Very Well-Known Member

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    Heres the major flaw in this argument. All environmental departments nation wide are already extremely underfunded and the government certainly won't give them a bigger budget for something like this.
    And I'm ok with that.
     
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    kenny1 Not so new Member

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    Yes I won't argue there, it would have to fund itself but if you knew how many "exotic" collectors were out there it would shock you.
    I have seen some awsome collections out there in normal suberbia, and most of the keepers would have been more than happy to jump through the hoops to legalise they're hobby.
    If it was monitored and developed by national parks along with the assistance of experienced volunteers it could be done and would lower the number of badly run black market crooks.
    Just food for thought, we don't all see it the same but we all have a soft spot for reptiles, does it really matter what part of the globe it came from?
     
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    Jacknife Very Well-Known Member

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    Sounds harsh but for me, it does.

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    Are you suggesting lowering your speed by 5kph WON'T reduce the severity of an impact or the distance required to stop?
    Do you have any comprehension of physics?
     
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    So people from Geelong aren't generally considered bright by people making a sweeping generalisation? How ironic.
     
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    Jacknife Very Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, but it's ok, people from Geelong don't really understand the words 'sweeping generalization'.
    And look up irony in the dictionary, a sweeping generalization can be true.
     
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    I love boa constrictors but I'd rather go to wildlife parks or zoos to see them in this country. Hopefully that fine will make this person think twice before making that mistake again.

    Yes generalisations can be true, but you made the positive claim therefore you have to prove it. Got anything credible to offer?
     
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    Retic Almost Legendary

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    I'm sure lots of them know generalisation doesnt have a z in it :)
     
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    Exactly, the z is American spelling. Oops! :D
     
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    I completely agree, but according to autocorrect and spellcheck on this website it does. So take it up with the website builder not me :p

    Take a trip to Geelong some time...

    Oh this is fun.


     
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    Pauls_Pythons Power Seller Power Seller

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    Have been to Geelong many times but I don't know why you insist this is important.
    Should I be seeing Boa's, Retics & Burms in the street??
     
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    A lot of petty squabbling going on here.
     
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    It wouldn't be a proper herp community without it.
     
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    Burden of proof not met. That was indeed fun, I do like stirring now and then. :p
     
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    I hate when my finely crafted, peer reviewable experiments don't give me the results I want...
     
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