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You can't make this stuff up: Crazy stories ripped from the headlines

chilehed

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The late South Carolina naturalist Rudy Mancke said it’s best to throw a sheet over them and let an expert come get it.

“That animal will just stay there until people come,” he said.

It thinks it’s hiding.

"Dillman said people who have captured or killed tegus have turned them over to SCDNR and were euthanized, if needed, and necropsied."

Well heck, if they're gonna euthanize me when I turn the darn thing in, I'll just keep my mouth shut and have it for dinner.
 

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"Dillman said people who have captured or killed tegus have turned them over to SCDNR and were euthanized, if needed, and necropsied."

Well heck, if they're gonna euthanize me when I turn the darn thing in, I'll just keep my mouth shut and have it for dinner.
Probably tastes like chicken..
 

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When I was a kid there, the first day of alligator season was always a big deal. Lots of kids would be missing from school... everyone would talk about how many alligators they were going to get... filling their freezers... getting up early to get the gators when they were most active... and making sure to wear your blaze orange.
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You are really embracing the part-time Colorado residency aren't you Dave?
 

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It is also safety standards in the USA in the 2020s as it is Only in Canada that safety restraints are required on all chairlifts.
It varies by state/region. All the Northeastern states require safety bars, AFAIK, and the ski areas usually enforce their use. You can actually get your pass pulled for not using them.
 

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It varies by state/region. All the Northeastern states require safety bars, AFAIK, and the ski areas usually enforce their use. You can actually get your pass pulled for not using them.
And Vermont actually requires use of them by law, not just that they be on the chair.

"1007.2 Chairs
Each chair shall be equipped with a restraint bar, which shall not yield to forward pressure applied by passenger(s).

The passenger(s) must have the restraint bar fully closed except when they are embarking or disembarking the lift."
 

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So this woman in Escondido CA adopts a pet chicken with deformed mostly missing feet. It can hardly walk.
she posts on social media and all of a sudden people send 64 pairs of tiny shoes for the chicken !
 

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