Monthly Archives: August 2008

And mynas with the evil eye!

This story about a minor myna war evolved from a well-meaning and highly enthusiastic public campaign offering to pay anyone SAT 0.20 (about N$ 0.75) per myna delivered to the offices of the Samoan Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment,

Posted in birds, Gordon Maclean, indian myna, Pietermaritzburg, Samoa, Zoology

There be ratlike dragons here!

Last night I caught some scary large rats – as big as cats (check out the picture! – in the yard around the place I’m staying. After some rather unpleasant forms of humane euthanasia, I stopped for the night –

Posted in indian myna, rats, Samoa, schoolnet