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TheWaterbug
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Peacock FAIL

I have a . . . difficult relationship with the neighborhood peafowl. They savage my garden, but I can't bring myself to hurt them. So my only revenge is to belittle them when possible.

Take, for example, this pathetic example of the species:

[url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgVed0r4h7A][img]https://dl.dropbox.com/u/3552590/PatheticPeacock.jpg[/img][/url]
(click for YouTube clip)

1) He's about 4 months too early (it's late December!)
2) His fan is sparse and tiny
3) He has no rhythm

The peahen clearly agrees with me, as she demonstrates by walking away.

Hah! Foul fowl! I mock, taunt, and ridicule thee!
Sunset 23/USDA 11a, Elev. 783', Frost free since 8,000 BC. Plagued by squirrels, gophers, and peafowl, but coming to terms with it!

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jal_ut
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They will ruin your garden. I could tell you how to get rid of them, but you would not do it. So you decide.
Gardening at 5000 feet elevation, zone 4/5 Northern Utah, Frost free from May 25 to September 8 +/-

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Intriguedbybonsai
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Have you put a netting over your garden, complain to the owners, or call animal control? Those birds are so noisy. I remember seeing one at the zoo. He was on the roof of a giftshop just yelling away. :roll:

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applestar
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Hah! Foul fowl! I mock, taunt, and ridicule thee!
:lol:

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jal_ut wrote:They will ruin your garden. I could tell you how to get rid of them, but you would not do it. So you decide.
I'm thinking with a little Crema de Membrillo. :D

Eric



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