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Posted by SwampY on March 20, 2001 at 10:12:54:

In Reply to: BTW...... posted by Ted Leonard on March 20, 2001 at 09:54:15:

This is the email I recieved on a listserv, out of politeness the sender has been removed to avoid them being 'spammed'

If anyone has a comment they can post it here, the senders do read this forum.


> Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 5:29 PM
> Subject: Forward to the list please?
>
>
> Confirmed with the help of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce and Jaycees:
> Genesis Reptiles definitely was present at an official booth at the
> Sweetwater
> Texas Rattlesnake Roundup this year, and was selling tongs, catch buckets
> and
> other equipment to roundup participants.
>
> Genesis Reptiles is on the Web at texasreptiles.com and is owned by James
> and
> Bonnie Arnold. They sponsor herp shows in Texas and Oklahoma, for
"captive
> bred animals only". They have a message board and herp forum at
> http://www.texasreptiles.com/forum/forum.html
>
> Their contact information is:
>
> Texas Reptiles
> P.O. Box 88
> Campbell, Texas 75422
> Ph. 903-862-2291
> Fax: 903-862-2294
> reptiles@koyote.com
>
> Perhaps it would be a good idea to politely let them know what the herp
> community thinks of their decision to actively support the brutal
slaughter
> at
> rattlesnake roundups.
>
> We can let other people in the herp community know that we will make a
> statement of our disapproval by voting with our dollars. I will not
> purchase
> anything from this company or attend the shows they sponsor while they are
> supporting the capture of snakes for inhumane mass slaughter. Together I
> hope
> that we can convince Genesis Reptiles to stop their active participation
in
> rattlesnake roundups.
>
> Regards,
>



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