Drop Bears was:RE: Of questionable nationality.... [mostly OT]
From: "Robertson, Brendan" <Brendan.Robertson@d...>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 11:17:49 +1000
Subject: Drop Bears was:RE: Of questionable nationality.... [mostly OT]
If you want to get really scared of them, read Terry Pratchett's "The
Continent". He uses them as one of the local fauna.
Neath Southern Skies -http://home.pacific.net.au/~southernskies/
[mkw] Admiral Peter Rollins; Task Force Zulu
[DitD] Captain Puppilier
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Bilderback [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 26, 2000 10:40 AM
> Beth Fulton explained:
> > >What, pray tell, is a "Drop Bear"?
> >Think koala bear with massive teeth and killer attitude, ambush
> >that drops out of trees on you, another reason why Aussies always
> >sharp sticks... also actually a very long running joke we play on
> >unsuspecting overseas visitors just to make them extra jumpy when
> >plodding around our wilder areas - like the snakes, scorpions and
> >hadn't already done that ;)
> Sounds like a lovely idea for some Xenobiology on a colony world.