methods of killing leps

Liz Day lday at
Mon Sep 21 00:01:03 EDT 1998

> unlike vertebrates, insects lack specialized pain receptors. This
> does not prove that they do not somehow feel something that we might refer
> to as pain--but evolution apparently did not equip them with anything like
> our rich array of pain sensors. Insects are in many ways a very different
> form of life from us vertebrates...

Bizarre!  Yet... for some reason I thought that insects and humans had a
similar kind of nervous system and that this was why some insecticides
were so poisonous to vertebrates..   ???

I **really** need more books.  Lots more books.

Liz Day

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