July 19, 2007

Release The Wasps!

The ash tree, used to make baseball bats in the US of A is under attack by a beetle. Experts think that the tree is likely to become at least locally extinct. Some people are responding by saving seeds. Others are proposing...

As early as this summer, federal officials hope to set loose Asian wasps never seen in this country with the purpose of attacking the emerald ash borer, an Asian beetle accused of killing 25 million ash trees in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Maryland since it was spotted in the United States five years ago. - nytimes.com

Ay-yi-yi-yi... humans are undone by our relentless optimism.

"Sure, releasing those Chinese Needles Snakes to eat the Bolivian Tree Lizards that eat the flying Pigeon-Rats may seem short-sighted, but we've got a plan! We'll simply unleash wave after wave of Snake-Eating Lowland Gorillas... "

Posted by phreq at July 19, 2007 02:53 PM | TrackBack

Im still hoping for winged monkeys.

Posted by: Gary at July 19, 2007 03:55 PM

As mr burns says, Continue the research!

Posted by: phreq at July 23, 2007 01:28 PM

How are you doing? Hope you're ok...

Posted by: Fionnaigh at October 3, 2007 02:13 AM
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