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Old 06-30-2018, 11:33 AM
 
Location: God's Country
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Old 06-30-2018, 11:39 AM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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Scary indeed....those claws!!
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Old 06-30-2018, 12:51 PM
 
Location: God's Country
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Scary indeed....those claws!!

And it's my understanding that New Zealand next-door has very few bad guys.


Wonder why it worked out that way.
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Old 06-30-2018, 09:09 PM
 
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And it's my understanding that New Zealand next-door has very few bad guys.


Wonder why it worked out that way.
New Zealand had the largest flightless bird in the world. They were hunted to extinction by the native people. It's estimated they became extinct not long before Europeans made it to New Zealand or very shortly afterward. Contrary to what some people think, Polynesians did not co-exist peacefully with nature everywhere they landed.

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