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forgot to mention the option base -1! Actually, just lazy and didn't feel like renumbering as the recollection had changed to include a previous failed operation with a clue. -2) would have been the precursory under the breath swearing/praying that always accommodates having to work on someone else's production server.
It was the first time I'd ever seen this happen...and I may be totally off on the corruption theory...I'm now thinking 'locked' instead...but bizarre nonetheless, and luckily, fairly easily solved with a full db drop and restore.
Just saying that I would find it rather amazing if I saw a kangaroo hopping down my street. Rather surprising to me that there isn't a wild population somewhere in the US. Plenty of non-native squirrels and pythons so why not a few roos?
An upscale restaurant across the road from work serves wild game for the evening meal.
We had a work dinner there. I had venison, a co-worker had bison and another co-worker had kangaroo. We all shared a piece from our plate with the other team members to see what we enjoyed.
I've had venison frequently, bison on occasion, but that was the first time I ate kangaroo. It was a nice red meat, different texture.
My former manager at another job used to hunt and eat alligator. I can't say I'm anxious to, but I wouldn't mind trying ostrich.
My general opinion is: I don't want to eat anything that is big enough and has the ability to eat me. Along that line, a former co-worker shot and harvested a black bear last year. This week, he can some ground bear in his chili; he enjoyed it.. I'll pass.
There has been in the past a reluctance to commercialise roo meat, now you can get it in most supermarkets. It is an excellent, fine grained, gamey tasty meat that makes excellent steaks, medallions but not roasts.
As for hunting roos it is done as a sport and there are culling operations in place as well. Actually farming the critters is in it's infancy I think.
As we live in an urban area, Cairns, we mostly see wallabies, sometimes in their hundreds.
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