JAMES M. BRYANT, RIVERSIDE, CALIF.
The article presented an absolutely hairraising scenario of potential ecological disaster. Introduction of plants or animals at a rate faster than can occur naturally causes a wave of parasitic inoculation that can rapidly devastate naive local populations.
W. GEISLER, PELHAM MANOR, N.Y.
The animals would have to be engineered to be inedible and to have instinctive knowledge of property and trespass law and an innate passion for strict compliance, or they would not survive. I would think that pigs with wings would be less challenging.
MCCLELLAN BLAIR, INDIANA, PA.
The magazine's cover, with megafauna on one side of a fence and a highway on the other, perfectly illustrates a more pressing environmental problem: fragmentation of habitat.
PETER WILSON, SIMI VALLEY, CALIF.
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|Date:||Jan 13, 2007|
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