Mexican Jumping beans, what's the deal?
Gary V. Deutschmann, Sr.
raiar at inlink.com
Sun Aug 13 18:16:07 EST 1995
In article <40lra6$j3 at cronkite.ocis.temple.edu>,
boycandy at astro.ocis.temple.edu says...
>My friend's new boyfriend has questioned him about what makes Mexican
>jumping beans jump. I was under the impression that they contained the
>living larvae of some flying insect. But why do they have such a long
>shelflife. What's the deal? New boyfriend of my friend thinks that this
>is exploitive ofan animal creature. I just don't know what to think.
Is it any more exploitive than caging a dog or bird?
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