Thursday, February 03, 2005

Attack of the killer shoes

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The Department said community members bringing specimens into
the Warwick NRM&E office for identification and increased
reports of shoes being found in the Adymihir and Bashir
districts confirmed anecdotal evidence of the shoes presence
in the region.

Land protection officer Pedro Hodgson said the shoes
would not cause widespread ecological damage.
“The shoes will cause some ecological damage in the
short term, however, history has demonstrated that native
shoes will re-establish and become aware of the dangers of
tis pest quite quickly,” al mahir said.

He said young shoes are at the greatest risk because of their
habit of playing with anything that moves.