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[at-l] Bear Repellent
> Yeah, I got that. You're in one of your moods again, aren't you?
Does it show?
> I get that in his post at all. He was just saying that they aren't
> the lucking menace many people including Bill BRYSON (see, I
> remembered his name) think they are.
Well, nothing is really a lurking meance. Except heart disease... I'm
still not letting my kid go pet the bears.
> > I like to just talk to the bear. Introduce myself. Recite a
> > little poem or two.
> What sort of poetry? Do they like haiku or more Western tradition
Well, they don't like anything I recite so far. Not even the scrotum
> Gators I respect (both the weight and big teeth thing). I wouldn't
> recite any poems to a gator.
Best not to throw pearls before swine, so to speak. Lizards never did
appreciate fine literature.
> I talk to snakes. "Tell you what snake. You leave me alone and
> I'll leave you alone".
Most snakes take that deal. I like to tell people that a snake trusts you
not to step on or mess with him. If you live up to that trust, you can
trust him/her/it not to bite you.