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Saturday, September 22, 2007

Asprin for an Invasive Headache

The USDA is dropping dead mice stuffed with asprin onto the forest canopy of Guam in an effort to eradicate the brown tree snake. Apparently, acetaminophen, the active ingredient in asprin, is a dangerous intoxicant for the reptiles. (News source.)

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