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Do Bears Crap in the Woods?

Found their answer in the salmon that returned to their spawning pools and were eaten and distributed by predators — formerly grizzly bears

Oct 24, 2016

The Delta Smelt excuse to send water through the Delta to the sea must be wearing off as we see environmental theory evolving into salmon carcasses and bear crap.  The Los Angeles Times, which is the major newspaper for Southern California, where there are 20 million residents who mainly depend on getting their water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is making the case for more water flowing to the ocean instead of flowing to SoCal and their readers.  This is now based on their theory of salmon carcasses and bear crap.

From the editorial below from the L.A. Times:  "Soil scientists were once puzzled by how marine nutrients so greatly enriched coastal and mountain forests, so many miles from the Pacific, but they finally found their answer in the salmon that returned to their spawning pools and were eaten and distributed by predators — formerly grizzly bears, now extinct here, but even today by black bears, raccoons and other animals. The state’s rich farmland is a result in part of salmon, and some studies have attributed the particular attributes of Napa Valley and Russian River vineyards to centuries of enrichment by salmon carcasses. Much of what makes California special, from redwoods to Zinfandel to the carrion-eating condor, is knitted together by, and may be possible only because of, salmon."  

We translate "eaten and distributed by predators" to say in a very polite way...do bears crap in the woods?

The Smelt argument must be wearing thin, maybe because it's all been a bunch of B.S.

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