U.N. Offers Novel Tips To Farmers Fighting Animals
MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:
Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly.
It's a problem plaguing farmers the world over: wild animals that wreck their crops. To the rescue comes the United Nations, with some helpful tips. For bothersome baboons, for example, try putting a live snake inside a hollowed-out loaf of bread. Or elephants rummaging through your rutabagas? The U.N. urges farmers to shoot them with a harmless ping-pong ball full of chili peppers. It explodes on impact, and that elephant will never forget.
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