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Kangaroo farts could ease global warming
News.com.au and Agence France-Presse ^ | December 06, 2007 11:56am | Australia Herald Sun

Posted on 12/06/2007 12:59:22 AM PST by malamute

AUSTRALIAN scientists are trying to give kangaroo-style stomachs to cattle and sheep in a bid to cut the emission of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, researchers say.

Thanks to special bacteria in their stomachs, kangaroo flatulence contains no methane and scientists want to transfer that bacteria to cattle and sheep who emit large quantities of the harmful gas.

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Even farmers who laugh at the idea of environmentally friendly kangaroo farts say that's nothing to joke about, particularly given the devastating drought Australia is suffering.

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(Excerpt) Read more at news.com.au ...


TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand
KEYWORDS: agw; cool; flatulence; freepun; geneticengineering; globalwarming; gore; junkscience; mankangaroopig; nais; nonais; rfid; thirdsector; thirdway
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1 posted on 12/06/2007 12:59:24 AM PST by malamute
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To: malamute

Y’know...this joke could practically write itself, yet I am getting nothing...


2 posted on 12/06/2007 1:02:12 AM PST by hoagy62 (Happily watching the Left go full-goose bozo.)
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To: malamute

It sounds like Mad Max world. What kind of joke is this?


3 posted on 12/06/2007 1:03:00 AM PST by Wiz
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To: malamute; Rennes Templar; LexBaird; mikrofon; martin_fierro; lowbridge; trooprally; Larry Lucido; ..
There's sheep dip. There's beef dip. DON'T confuse the two!

And now, there are "scientist" dips. Or they're dipping something.

Maybe I shouldn't be so cynical. Perhaps they really believe in their cause and are earnestly hopping to make a difference.






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4 posted on 12/06/2007 1:17:50 AM PST by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: malamute

I wonder how Al Gore is gonna sell these carbon credits. I think I should get one for not growing sheep to start with.

The part about how this will make food digest more efficiently and require farmers to buy 15% less food is remarkable and significant. The impact of sheep farts on the climate... not so remarkable.


5 posted on 12/06/2007 1:22:34 AM PST by TN4Liberty (A liberal is someone who believes Scooter Libby should be in jail and Bill Clinton should not.)
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To: malamute

I’m just back from Australia, mate. Got me a jar of kangaroo farts to sell you for $19.95. 6 jars for $100.

Be the first on your block to be totally methane free. Hurry while supplies last.


6 posted on 12/06/2007 1:35:44 AM PST by Roy Tucker ("You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality"--Ayn Rand)
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To: malamute

Maybe a little more praying to God, and a little less playing God, might help with the drought situation.


7 posted on 12/06/2007 2:01:16 AM PST by HisKingdomWillAbolishSinDeath (Christ's Kingdom on Earth is the answer. What is your question?)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance

These global warming articles make me jumpy too!


8 posted on 12/06/2007 2:23:02 AM PST by Enterprise (Those who "betray us" also "Betray U.S." They're called DEMOCRATS!)
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To: malamute; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Oy.


9 posted on 12/06/2007 2:42:09 AM PST by DaveLoneRanger (May your days be merry and bright, and may all your Christmases be white.)
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To: malamute

They could just attach inflatable inner tubes to their fannies and collect the stuff. Methane burns same as propane will.


10 posted on 12/06/2007 3:04:52 AM PST by TASMANIANRED (TAZ:Untamed, Unpredictable, Uninhibited.)
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To: hoagy62
The real joke is on the taxpayers I wonder how much someone gets paid to collect farts from various animals to test.

Now the question what kind of person chooses this for a job and how do you describe yourself at party's.

11 posted on 12/06/2007 3:07:25 AM PST by mouser (run the rats out its the only hope we have)
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To: malamute

“Tie me kangaroo down, sport...”


12 posted on 12/06/2007 3:07:30 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Beowulf; Defendingliberty; WL-law

~~Anthropogenic Global Warming ™ ping~~


13 posted on 12/06/2007 3:26:00 AM PST by steelyourfaith
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To: malamute

Hop! - fart
Hop! - fart
Hop! - fart

Hop! Hop! Hop!
Fart fart fart


14 posted on 12/06/2007 3:40:34 AM PST by Puddleglum
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To: malamute

I just couldn’t pass on this thread!


15 posted on 12/06/2007 3:43:34 AM PST by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: malamute; All

How about infecting SHRILLERY KLINTOON’S STOMACH?

Every time she opens her mouth,

this stinky green ugly evil fog engulfs the area.


16 posted on 12/06/2007 3:57:31 AM PST by Quix (GOD ALONE IS GOD; WORTHY; PAID THE PRICE; IS COMING AGAIN; KNOWS ALL; IS LOVING; IS ALTOGETHER GOOD)
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To: HisKingdomWillAbolishSinDeath

Maybe a little more praying to God, and a little less playing God, might help with the drought situation.

= = =

INDEED.

Folks are going to learn in coming months and years that walking with God; seeking God first and praying earnestly ongoingly

WILL BE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH

IN HARD COLD TERMS

IN THIS TIME/SPACE DIMENSION

NOW.

God is going to make many illustrations and object lessons about

MAN’S RELATIONSHIP with HIM.

The dark is getting darker and the light will be getting lighter.


17 posted on 12/06/2007 3:59:42 AM PST by Quix (GOD ALONE IS GOD; WORTHY; PAID THE PRICE; IS COMING AGAIN; KNOWS ALL; IS LOVING; IS ALTOGETHER GOOD)
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To: malamute

Skippy. Skippy.
Skippy the bush kangaroo
Skippy. Skippy.
Skippy your friend ever true


18 posted on 12/06/2007 4:27:00 AM PST by mtbopfuyn (I think the border is kind of an artificial barrier - San Antonio councilwoman Patti Radle)
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To: malamute; MotleyGirl70; Cagey
"Doin' my job."


19 posted on 12/06/2007 4:29:11 AM PST by Larry Lucido (Hunter 2008)
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To: Larry Lucido; Daffynition

20 posted on 12/06/2007 4:36:29 AM PST by Cagey (Many go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.......Thoreau)
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