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Native Californian, biologist, wildlife conservation consultant, retired Smithsonian scientist, father of two daughters, grandfather of 4 small primates. INTJ. Believes nature is infinitely more interesting than shopping malls. Born 100 years too late.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

That smell of dead meat again

For those of you who don't recall "The smell of dead meat", here's another story on the theme.

It's about what can happen when (a) a cougar  (the four-legged variety) crawls under your deck and dies, (b) your guests notice the smell over a glass of wine, and (c) you discover that you are anosmic.

Talk about good luck -- how many folks can brag about a cougar dying under the deck?

1 comment:

Kirk said...

I found a dead bobcat under a neighbor's deck once, and a bobcat skull under a house I once owned. It never ceases to amaze me how little attention most people pay to their own land on a daily basis. I can understand when there's 3 feet of snow on the ground, but,....