Monday August 10, 2020

Seagulls deserve our respect

From seagulls to pigeons to even rats, you might not like vermin, but you have to admire their tenacity – and you may as well, because there’s no getting rid of them

5th July, 2020
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Seagulls have every right to reclaim their territory in any way they can

I have a certain respect for vermin. I wouldn’t even call it a grudging respect because I really don’t begrudge them anything. They know what they want, they know how to get it, and they know how to disgust people in the process. Vermin are, by old-fashioned definition, wild animals who are harmful to crops, farm animals and game, and/or carry diseases. A modern definition should also include reference to stealing burgers and ice-creams, tormenting...

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