Posts Tagged ‘contraceptive’

The Vanishing White Deer of Point Reyes – “White raises them to mythical status” – Soon They’ll All be Gone

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

As close as I got back in aught-10, as seen from Pierce Point Road:


And here’s the whole story.

Females only these days, Jurassic Park-style. They should die off by 2021 or so…

The White Fallow Deer of Point Reyes – Originally from SF Zoo in 1948 – “NPS Genocide” and “The Bambi Effect”

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

This is the closest I’ve ever been to The White Deer of 4.5 star Yelp-rated Point Reyes National Seashore. It was the view I had from Pierce Point Road.

Now, back in the day, the National Park Service was hiring snipers to hunt down the non-native Fallow and Axis Deer so that Tule Elk and other native species would have an easier life. Well, as detailed by Zachary Zoblig, the Bambi Effect” kicked in like you wouldn’t believe. Thusly:

“They’re just beautiful — they’re like unicorns when they come bounding out of the mist.”
After all the commotion, the NPS gave up on the hunting idea. The new approach is a massive contraceptive program that will eliminate these critters by 2025 or so.

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The Friends of the White Deer and Save the Point Reyes Deer are just going to have to live with that…

Good luck, Bambi.

Details of the plan, after the jump


Jerry Brown Throws Down – Maker of Oral Contraceptive Yaz to Pay $20 Million

Monday, February 9th, 2009

You know about Yaz from Bayer HealthCare, right? Perhaps these videos will refresh your memory. Well, that effort was determined to be a tad deceptive, so now Bayer is going to have to spend $20 million publicly correcting their misleading assertions about the Yaz.

Here’s the gritty nitty from California Attorney General Jerry Brown.

Read all about this Yaz situation below

via Stacy Lynn Baum

Campaign to Correct Misleading Information about Oral Contraceptive

More deets after the jump.