Another reason to appreciate rooks. Rubbish collection

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Another reason to appreciate rooks. Rubbish collection

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:13 am

A French theme park is using trained rooks to collect trash. Maybe we should appreciate our rooks more and use them to help clean up after us.
https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/world/36 ... ct-rubbish
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Re: Another reason to appreciate rooks. Rubbish collection

Postby Clinton9 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:57 pm

I don't think NZ would use these all male rooks to train them to become future rubbish collectors, while magpies are not interested in peanuts & nuts that rooks love to eat.

To feed these rooks, who would have peanut & nut plantations in NZ ???

To feed Australian magpies, we have lots of meaty sausages and we cut them into pieces, but sausages can be kept for a day only before become smelly / rotten & get flies.

With no female rooks to breed with male rooks in new large aviaries, to train them to become rubbish collectors, so rooks were out of question in NZ.

USE the Australian magpies as future rubbish collectors...reward them with meaty sausages for each rubbishes collected.

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