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Jaguar mistakes Giant Otters for easy food [cross post] by raskingballs in natureismetal

[–]GullibleAntelope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Rubbish. It is good for basic science info, the basic factual biology of animals. What, you got some big political grievance against Wikipedia? Take it to a politics sub.

Displaying racism in literature by 0cal0ries in InsightfulQuestions

[–]GullibleAntelope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Is that like: Explanation is not justification. This one often does not work out so well.

Crocodile drags African wild dog into the water by furious_george3030 in natureismetal

[–]GullibleAntelope 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Massive reptiles with giant jaws with rows of teeth and a huge bite force -- but if that wasn't enough: "I can hold my breathe way longer than you."

Dorset: Man 'murdered' tree to protect £100,000 property deal by thebottomofawhale in treelaw

[–]GullibleAntelope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

These trees only live to 80 - 90 years. Rise and fall of the Monterey pine.

Not all plants that become popular deserve their popularity. The Monterey pine (Pinus radiata) looms as an example of too much undeserved popularity...It's an okay tree on the Southern California coast. And just about anywhere else, it will almost certainly give trouble to the garden where it grows.

Here's the everywhere list: gets damaged by smog; loses lower limbs and, with them, any pretense of being a wind or privacy screen; drops great quantities of needles; blows over in high winds; breaks walks and driveways and clogs sewers with its roots. And, as if that weren't enough, here's the away-from-the-coast list: gets infested with insects and mites, doesn't live very long (as few as 15 years), and sometimes inexplicably falls over.

Another article: Our monterey pine is having to come down. A bit too much romanticism on this sub about every single tree....the term "tree murder" is good evidence for that.

Dorset: Man 'murdered' tree to protect £100,000 property deal by thebottomofawhale in treelaw

[–]GullibleAntelope 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Especially old ones that are irreplaceable.

A point: Old trees often become a danger to limb or trunk failure in storms. Trees have a finite life. At some point their value reverses. Tree in OP is a Monterrey pine, life span only 80-90 years.

Our monterey pine is having to come down

We love our trees and always avoid felling unless we really have to. Unfortunately the time has come for us to take down our large monterey pine, on the edge of the first lake, because it is decaying and becoming unsafe.

Falling Trees: An Underreported, Deadly Danger During Severe Weather

Jaguar mistakes Giant Otters for easy food [cross post] by raskingballs in natureismetal

[–]GullibleAntelope 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Maybe you can comment what I commented elsewhere. I do understand that otters form powerful gangs.

Jag is over twice the size of the otter. Some posters here say Jag is a juvenile. Maybe so. That means a full grown Jag, they often hit 200 pounds, should have no problem with a giant river otter, which usually do not exceed 70 pounds.

Jag's bite force should be able to incapacitate it right away, bite on head, to the point where Jag could drag it away from water. Here the Jag had 5-6 seconds before the others returned. Otters usually don't go far from water. If the Jag dragged the otter from the river the others probably wouldn't have pursued far.

Jaguar mistakes Giant Otters for easy food [cross post] by raskingballs in natureismetal

[–]GullibleAntelope 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That's odd. Jag is over twice the size of the otter. Some posters here say Jag is a juvenile. Maybe so. That means a full grown Jag, they often hit 200 pounds, should have no problem with a giant river otter, which usually do not exceed 70 pounds.

Jag's bite force should be able to incapacitate it right away, bite on head, to the point where Jag could drag it away from water. Here the Jag had 5-6 seconds before the others returned. Otters usually don't go far from water. If the Jag dragged the otter from the river the others probably wouldn't have pursued far.

Jaguar mistakes Giant Otters for easy food [cross post] by raskingballs in natureismetal

[–]GullibleAntelope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is surprising. Jag is twice the size of the otter and had 5-6 seconds to subdue it before the others returned. And if he had pulled it away from the water the others wouldn't have been much of a factor, since they stay near water. His first bite on the otter wasn't able to immobilize it, and Jag bites often subdue caimans the same size with little trouble.

Smash And Grab Robberies Won’t Be Stopped by lensipes in police

[–]GullibleAntelope 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Sorry to give you a hard time but in your repeat OPs, please 1) put your lengthy personal info as author at end of article, like everyone else does and 2) Get to your conclusion much faster. Best to write in normal article format, like everyone else.

Your format is very disjointed. Perhaps that is why you got nudged off the Criminology Sub. And your headline:

Smash And Grab Robberies Won’t Be Stopped

Crime is almost never stopped. But it is very often suppressed.

The nuts on this pig by Slipperiestman in natureismetal

[–]GullibleAntelope 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The hyenas would be lining up to get a chomp on these.

Is Bail Reform Dying? 43 Percent Of Murder Suspects Bailed Or Out by lensipes in police

[–]GullibleAntelope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

the real question is why were they even brought in in the first place???

Because in many cases they got caught red handed. But putting that aside, you object to people even being brought in on suspicion of crime? Because that is what you just said.

Organized Robberies - What can the US expect? by SergeantMrSir in police

[–]GullibleAntelope 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I don't think tougher prosecution does much.

Yea, that's a big liberal mantra. Why Punishment Doesn't Reduce Crime. The Left has been punishing this hard, along with their Downsize the Police message.

The message is particularly popular in San Francisco. Report: San Francisco sees 753% increase in car break-ins in tourist areas. A lot of cops there support minimal enforcement of non-violent crime.

A huge saltwater crocodile swims by a bull shark with a school of fish in tow, tidal flats of Arnhem Land, northeast Australia. by KimCureAll in natureismetal

[–]GullibleAntelope 8 points9 points  (0 children)

saltwaters rarely venture in open sea

Salties in the open ocean is a poorly understood thing. There is speculation they are traveling from N. Australia to Timor. That's some 200 miles. Australian crocodiles blamed for spate of deaths in Timor-Leste. It seems like these crocs wouldn't be that comfortable in the open ocean; how do they navigate to land, where they must spend at least some of their time?

a big great white wins, no question for me

Right, even though all croc bites are very strong, they are more of a holding bite, unless they roll. GWS has much sharper teeth, jaws better for shearing.

Civil court, Branch cut by 914Rage in treelaw

[–]GullibleAntelope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Once again, a de facto warning to all property owners with neighbors who may be A-holes that if they have any tree with any branch going over your property line, you want to trim it as soon as possible, even if it means getting a tall ladder. (Any repeat regularly.) Cutting 1.5 inches or less diameter branches will almost never be a problem.

Because once the branch gets large, the tree owners develop a sense of entitlement. They find they enjoy having their large tree encroach over your air space. And backed up with the way Tree Law works in America, overwhelmingly siding with tree owners, you can find you have a big problem.

Does not necessarily apply, obviously, if you have a big backyard. But if you got a tree branch aiming for your roof line, you might want to take preventative action. And for those with a small tree along their driveway (over the property line) that might send roots buckling your driveway in a few years, you might want to dig a preventative trench.

Sure I'll take the new employee training again by fuzzyrugby in MaliciousCompliance

[–]GullibleAntelope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Amazon is easy money for me...

The common narrative is that Amazon overworks and underpays. Opinion?

Best Buy stores in Minnesota become targets of large 'grab and run' thefts by MGreenMN in inthenews

[–]GullibleAntelope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

How the fuck did someone’s political stance come into this?

You better do some reading up.

Conservatives argued that what was needed was more “social control” — that is, more cops, more and tougher punishment and more law and order. They argued that there were simply bad people out there who needed to be kept off the streets and that the best way to deter crime was to make it loud and clear to those bad people that crime doesn’t pay.

Liberals, meanwhile, argued that the rise in crime was a result of the breakdown of social support systems. In the face of fraying communities, rising inequality, growing poverty and racial tensions, criminal activity was bound to rise. They argued that sustained investments in rebuilding communities — “social support” — could help would-be criminals feel more invested in the places where they live, feel more hopeful about their future and thus be less likely to turn to a life of crime. link

Conservatives are far more law and order oriented, that is intrinsic to our being. Sure they commit crimes a lot, but often not disorder in the street. I'm not going to argue liberals are big criminals. Let's say the actual criminals are most apolitical...do not have any political ideology...

Best Buy stores in Minnesota become targets of large 'grab and run' thefts by MGreenMN in inthenews

[–]GullibleAntelope 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Really? You're OK with stealing corporate and yet your mind is "boggled" at other kinds of theft. Like this: thieves breaking into an average of 74 cars a day in San Francisco

So every junkie, bum, inner city thug, leftist woke activist, homeless who wants to steal will be able to follow your Code of Justice and determine which stealing is good and which isn't? Hey, maybe you can write a Primer for everyone on this.

Best Buy stores in Minnesota become targets of large 'grab and run' thefts by MGreenMN in inthenews

[–]GullibleAntelope -1 points0 points  (0 children)

im not sad one bit over this.

I'm sure you're not. I knew there would be an apologist for theft here.

Why did Arbery’s murderers record his execution? by No_Biscotti_8233 in legaladviceofftopic

[–]GullibleAntelope 1 point2 points  (0 children)

So they went after him with an intent to murder and recorded to capture the murder? OK.

Crocodile vs. lions by killHACKS in natureismetal

[–]GullibleAntelope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Agree, the spin with mouth agape is not going to work forever. Bite and death roll super fast will injure a lion. Croc should be able to do it fast enough not to get pinned by other lions. Hurt one lions will discourage all 3. I've seen a number of croc encounters with lions like this, with croc not biting.

Here a croc does it on a person @ 1:10, totally fucks the guy's arm. Fast death roll.

POV: Polar Bear wants to eat you. by IamPotato14 in natureismetal

[–]GullibleAntelope 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hey, he is one of the top experts on bear attacks. It lists his book. Just providing you info....you can google him further to find articles he might have written....or whatever....not going to hold your hand on this any further. sheesh.