Date: 12/29/20 9:58 am
From: Mike Voydanoff <mike...>
Subject: Re: [southbaybirds] Palo Alto duck pond
Making birds sick by feeding them food they shouldn’t be eating is a good
example of an unintended consequence.

On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 9:39 AM lavin_fara <pdunten...> wrote:

> Do you suppose the extra food would increase the rat population?
> And might rats supplement their diet with Ridgway's Rail eggs and young?
> This reminds me of a good read on unintended consequences and invasive
> species,
> T. C. Boyle's novel 'When the Killing's Done.'
> Pete

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