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Third Smartest Species On Earth Attempts To Sell Second Smartest
Posted: 03 October 2005 10:59 AM   [ Ignore ]
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From The New Zealand Herald

Dolphin-for-sale hoax angers SPCA, DoC

01.10.05
By Angela Gregory

The hoax sale of a dolphin on the Trade Me website has angered the SPCA, which says it has never been inundated with so many complaints.

The “seller” from West Auckland claimed the dolphin was being kept in a domestic swimming pool after being accidentally caught in a net during a weekend fishing trip.

SPCA national chief executive Robyn McDonald said the hoax was an irresponsible attempt at self-promotion at the expense of New Zealand’s international reputation as a nation that cares for animals.

She had received hundreds of concerned emails and telephone calls.

“While the majority of these simply expressed their concern, there were also comments along the lines of Kiwis will sell anything. Even though the posting has now been revealed as a hoax, our national reputation will still have sustained some damage.”

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Posted: 03 October 2005 11:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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so what’s the smartest animal? the seahorse or the unicorn?

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Posted: 03 October 2005 01:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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lol thunder, personally I would go with unicorn wink

actually, according to “The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy”, Mice are the smartest, followed by Dolphins then Humans smile


“so long and thanks for all the fish”  smile

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Posted: 03 October 2005 02:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Chuck - 03 October 2005 05:17 PM

lol thunder, personally I would go with unicorn wink

actually, according to “The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy”, Mice are the smartest, followed by Dolphins then Humans smile


“so long and thanks for all the fish”  smile

Yeah, I can see that.

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Posted: 03 October 2005 02:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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i love that song! the film itself was mediocre though.

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Posted: 03 October 2005 03:01 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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agreed thunder, film was ok, DVD has some pretty cool bonus features tho….I prefer the book

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Posted: 04 October 2005 04:54 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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I LOVED those books. One of my favourite bits was that poor lorry driver who was constantly depressed because it always rained wherever he was, but he didnt realise he was a rain god and the clouds just wanted to be near him.

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Posted: 04 October 2005 01:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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aww thats a cute idea! I’ve never read the books :( must do at some stage!

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Posted: 06 October 2005 12:00 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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I’m currently reading the original radio transcripts, and I must say they are interesting.  I highly suggest it to anyone who has loved the books.

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