Skip to comments.It's official: Caribbean monk seal is extinct
Posted on 06/06/2008 3:25:16 PM PDT by Westlander
After five years of futile efforts to find or confirm sightings of any Caribbean monk seals even just one the U.S. government on Friday announced that the species is officially extinct and the only seal to vanish due to human causes.
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Did you eat one? I didn’t eat one...how about you?
Drill for oil already
The problem I had with the Caribbean monk seals was that it always took more than one to make a decent meal.
Because you can’t find one, it doesn’t mean they don’t exist.
Does this mean that we can drill now?
What did I do to get rid of a seal I never heard of much less saw?
Had we put up a bunch of off shore platforms out there it would have provided the seals with a birth to rest on and they would have bred better. So by us not drilling we caused them to be extint. We better get some derricks out there before some other helpless sea animal dies out.
Oh wait, as I read deep into the story, even though one hasn’t been seen since 1952, global warming is to blame.
I ate two! They're so good, no one can eat just ONE!
The enviro-idiots ought to be happy! It's just Darwin-ism in action. Adapt or die. The seals did not adapt to humans hunting and eating their asses, so they DIED!
A.M.F., Caribbean Monk seal.
The Hawaiian population is declining at a rate of about four percent per year, with challenges "such as lack of food sources for young seals (natural cause), entanglement in marine debris, (quite rare) predation by sharks (natural cause), and loss of haul-out and pupping beaches due to erosion (natural cause)," the service said.
So the Hawaiian monk seal population is shrinking mostly due to natural causes but the Carribean monk seal "vanished due to human causes" having last been seen in 1952.
Extinct? Bwaaaah-aaahhh-aaaahhh. So are the dinosaurs and do-do birds.
If they tasted good someone would have raised a bazillion of them they must have tasted awful and not been much of a pest either.
After five years of futile efforts.......
And exactly how much taxpayers money was wasted on this five year futile effort?
Isn’t government grand?....they take your money and get futile with it. If these f’ing jackasses had to account to someone for all the money they throw away, they would all be in prison!!
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