Re: anty sim! anty sim!

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Wed Mar 01 2000 - 16:42:30 MST

"Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:

> On Sun, 27 Feb 2000, Damien Broderick wrote:
> > At 11:32 AM 26/02/00 -0800, Spike wrote:
> >
> > >it becomes a bit unclear how to even count ones ants.
> >
> > What's wrong with you, you idiot? You write each ant's name and number on
> > its head.
> Rasberries.... You get out the AFM and etch a barcode on their thorax.
> Just gotta hope they don't struggle too much in the process.

Thats what the laser barcode etcher is for. It also helps to cool them down a
little before you etch them since that will slow them down a bit... Course, you
could use the existing biometric information on the animal itself.


Michael S. Lorrey Director, Grafton County Fish & Game Assoc. Member, Extropy Institute Member, National Rifle Association "Live Free or Die, Death is not the Worst of Evils." - General John Stark

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