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Forum: Critter Country 20 March 2012, 06:29 PM
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Posted By llewtrah
Thank you kindly! Currently about 90% of my...

Thank you kindly! Currently about 90% of my traffic relates to cabbits and much of that involves "cabbits for sale". I'm continually amazed that people still believe the myth (I guess there really...
Forum: Critter Country 20 March 2012, 08:35 AM
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Posted By llewtrah
Reviving an old thread here. In the last several...

Reviving an old thread here. In the last several hours my website has been getting a load of hits from people looking for cabbits/cabbit information (90% from the USA and the rest from Canada). Has...
Forum: Critter Country 14 October 2010, 03:37 PM
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Posted By llewtrah
Will be opening my email with trepidation! :lol:...

Will be opening my email with trepidation! :lol: I've had a few requests to say my piece on a phone-in, but timezone differences and restrictions imposed by work on contact with media (even if not...
Forum: Critter Country 19 January 2010, 07:53 AM
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Posted By llewtrah
Domestication doesn't just mean making an animal...

Domestication doesn't just mean making an animal amenable to humans. You also need to change other traits such as redirecting hunting instincts (in domesticated predators) and the problem of being...
Forum: Critter Country 18 January 2010, 08:17 PM
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Posted By llewtrah
Zebras are savannah dwellers, not forest...

Zebras are savannah dwellers, not forest dwellers. Savannah is, in simplistic terms, equivalent to steppes.
Forum: Critter Country 28 January 2009, 07:22 AM
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Posted By llewtrah
Quite a few of the zoo-bred zebras (probably 3rd...

Quite a few of the zoo-bred zebras (probably 3rd generation from wild) are tame enough to be petted and solicit attention (quite a few places allow them to be petted, but have warnings they may...
Forum: Critter Country 27 January 2009, 06:16 PM
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Posted By llewtrah
According to taxonomists though, they are zebras...

According to taxonomists though, they are zebras (except in the late 1800s when they were all called quaggas).
Forum: Critter Country 27 January 2009, 12:42 PM
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Posted By llewtrah
Would that be a water closet cabbit?

Would that be a water closet cabbit?
Forum: Critter Country 27 January 2009, 07:08 AM
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Posted By llewtrah
Not in the mammal world anyway. It isn't...

Not in the mammal world anyway.

It isn't just the mismatch of chromosome numbers, it's the mismatch of information on those chromosomes. Donkeys and zebras may have different chromosomes, but...
Forum: Critter Country 26 January 2009, 01:10 PM
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Posted By llewtrah
Cabbits Again!!

http://youtube.com/?v=cI3lR6idUJY
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=e15_1232758435

I will have to wait till this evening to see the clip, but they sounds like Manx-types to me. I guess this is...
Forum: Critter Country 27 May 2008, 07:42 PM
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Posted By llewtrah
By coincidence, this triumph of stupidity over...

By coincidence, this triumph of stupidity over science arrived in my inbox over the weekend!



An accepted species in Ontario? I simply emailed back saying the individual was either a fraud...
Forum: Critter Country 27 May 2008, 06:53 AM
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Posted By llewtrah
Now tht is so obviously a cat it is painful to...

Now tht is so obviously a cat it is painful to imagine anyone stupid/gullible/etc enough think it isn't .... except saying it is something other is much more lucrative on the talkshow circuit...
Forum: Critter Country 26 May 2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 273,747
Posted By llewtrah
Yep that's me! :o llewtrah the cat-geek (all...

Yep that's me! :o llewtrah the cat-geek (all posts hindered, I mean reviewed, by a little furry deity).

I just had an email from a woman in Ontario telling me I'm "full of crap" because she...
Forum: Critter Country 23 May 2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 273,747
Posted By llewtrah
That would have been Val Chapman in 1977 (and...

That would have been Val Chapman in 1977 (and again a few years later). His claim was debunked by zoologists in LA. It's was documented in the Fortean Times (in the 1980s I think). Unfortunately,...
Forum: Critter Country 23 May 2008, 06:55 AM
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Views: 273,747
Posted By llewtrah
It isn't possible which is the point. The...

It isn't possible which is the point. The problem is that lots of folks insist cabbits exist. I wish I had a quid (or couple of dollars) for every email I get saying my articles are wrong about...
Forum: Critter Country 22 May 2008, 08:04 AM
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Posted By llewtrah
I am willing to lay money on that being the talk...

I am willing to lay money on that being the talk show that way too many of my correspndents remember as being Carson or some other real show :D
Forum: Critter Country 22 May 2008, 07:25 AM
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Posted By llewtrah
Bonsai Kitten I wonder how many people have seen a spoof like...

I wonder how many people have seen a spoof like that and misremember it as a real talk show? Especially after the passage of 30 years and more so if they were young when they saw the supposed talk...
Forum: Critter Country 22 May 2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 273,747
Posted By llewtrah
Cabbits on Johnny Carson Show?

One for older Snopesters (or Snopesters's parents) to rack their memory over. This results from an email I received last night.

In 1977 my correspondent lived in Farmington, New Mexico and met a...
Forum: Critter Country 02 October 2007, 06:49 AM
Replies: 92
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Posted By llewtrah
I've also seen cabbit ads on some of the petstore...

I've also seen cabbit ads on some of the petstore bulletin boards online :rolleyes: .
Forum: Critter Country 11 September 2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 273,747
Posted By llewtrah
Lions and tigers and bears .. in Gir...

Lions and tigers and bears .. in Gir (http://www.indianwildlifeportal.com/wildlife-sanctuaries/gir-wildlife-sanctuary.html)!

Or maybe lions and tigers aren't bare - in gear!
Forum: Critter Country 11 September 2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 273,747
Posted By llewtrah
Believe me, people really, really are that...

Believe me, people really, really are that stupid. Just because lions and tigers form hybrids they insist cats and rabbits can too. You wouldn't believe the number of emails I get from people whose...
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