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Discussion: Swooping

in: blairtrewin; blairtrewin > 2019-09-21

Sep 22, 2019 12:33 AM # 
Cristina:
Is there any class of creature in Australia that doesn't have any members trying to kill humans?
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Sep 22, 2019 7:07 AM # 
Louise:
Nope. The more benign ones get shipped across the ditch and become a feral nuisance.
Sep 22, 2019 8:33 AM # 
tRicky:
My cats don't actively try to kill me.
Sep 22, 2019 1:57 PM # 
simmo:
Magpies are not discriminatory - they also swoop dogs, horses and other birds.

Cristina the most dangerous animals in Australia are also very common in your part of the world.
Sep 23, 2019 12:19 AM # 
Cristina:
Okay, sure, we have the first three, but the fourth is all yours!

Though I do suspect that deer cause at least as many traffic deaths per capita in the US as kangaroos and wallabies do in Australia. Kangaroo and wallaby collisions in the US are less of a problem.
Sep 23, 2019 9:59 AM # 
Tooms:
It’s hard to tell if it’s the kangaroo at fault or the wallaby...
Sep 23, 2019 10:39 AM # 
simmo:
Do deer have collisions with raccoons?

Possibly there are more deaths from deer ticks than deer?
Sep 23, 2019 10:50 AM # 
tRicky:
Only if you tick them off.
Sep 24, 2019 5:43 AM # 
TheInvisibleLog:
I collided with a kangaroo whilst orienteering. It died. I didn't.

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