Suicidal tree rats
cos at indeterminate.net
Wed Aug 16 07:32:22 BST 2006
On Wed, 16 Aug 2006, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 02:29:21PM -0700, John Costello wrote:
> > Apparently, tree rats do electrocute themselves and occasionally launch
> > suicidal attacks on power substations.
> > <http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1120AP_Squirrel_Outage.html>
> The article seems to imply that the animal was resurrected after an hour.
That's a loose reading of the spokesman's comment. "Lost" could mean that
the squirrel's whereabouts where unknown for one hour, or that it was
dead, or the spokesman's comment could have been horribly imprecise.
> > They must be stopped.
> But how?
Exploding crab apples.
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