Bioethics

Richard L. Hall rhall at webmail.uvi.edu
Thu Jan 20 07:25:09 EST 2000


No.

They may be an irritant to humans but they fit in specific ecological 
niches and play specific roles.  If you have been asleep for the past 
28 years you might be unaware of several important advances in our 
understanding of ecosystems.  If you are religious, recall these are 
also god's creatures.  Either way, they stay.

rlh

>Should certain species intentionally be eradicated, e.g. mosquitoes,
>poisonous animals, weeds?
>
>Marcus

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Richard L. Hall, Ph.D.
Comparative Animal Physiologist

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"Live life on the edge...the view is always better"  rlh

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