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First Light D200

Discussion in 'Other Animals' started by Jeff Lee, Jun 2, 2007.

  1. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    May 16, 2006
    Oregon
    While photographing the birds in ,post

    I also ran accross these two:

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    Induced species. The local park rangers pick them up and "dispose of them" so I just didn't tell them. She looks like she's been around for a while. Tough call.

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    Another induced species, but they don't try to eradicate them.

    I like this camera.
     
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  2. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer Guest

    Nice shots Jeff...any idea why the rangers dispose of the turtles?
     
  3. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    May 16, 2006
    Oregon
    They are killing the local species. They also out breed them 3 to 1. Additionally, this is a nesting area and the Snappers, without anything but Blue Herons to eat the young, they are taking many young water fowl.

    Since it is an induce species, it really is a management issue.
     
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