Date: 5/2/18 3:15 pm
From: James W. Beck <loxosceles928...>
Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] Hummingbirds used in voodoo
Harriet and LABIRD,

Disturbing indeed...this was also posted to HUMNET previously. I guess the
good thing, if any, is that this is not a widespread, common practice.
Sick. -jz


On Wed, May 2, 2018, 5:11 PM Harriett Pooler <harriett.pooler...>
wrote:

> Labirders: this story is disturbing. I just read the article in Nat Geo and
> was very upset. Probably Nancy Newfield and Dave Patton and other hummer
> specialists knew about hummingbirds used as amulets and in potions but I
> was not aware of it. ...and just when I was thinking people were getting
> more attuned to the needs of birds......:-(
>
> Harriett Pooler
> Baton Rouge
>
>
>
> https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/04/wildlife-watch-illegal-hummingbird-trade-love-charm-mexico-witchcraft/?utm_source=NatGeocom&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=inside_20180430&utm_campaign=Content&utm_rd=17124382795
>
 
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