<One last example from history, do
>you really believe that the mice gnawed through the
>Assyrian bowstrings when they marched against Egypt?
>Herodotus records that Sennacherib marched against
>Egypt. During a certain night, field mice supposedly
>invaded the Assyrian camp and gnawed the quivers, bow
>strings and leather shield handles, thus disarming the
>military force. As a consequence, many of the soldiers
>were killed and others fled (ii.141). If this is
>false -- that the Assyrian military defeat was due to
>field mice, does that mean the battle did not happen
>or that the Assyrians did not lose? Of course it
One thing I forgot to mention in reply to Blake earlier was that in southern
Lousiana, seismic companies who leave electrical cable out at night find the
next morning that the nutria--big big rats--have sharpened their teeth on
the cables and have stripped the insulation off of them making the equipment
useless. I can easily imagine rats/mice doing to the Assyrians what nutria
do to us in the seismic business.
The first time you hear a nutria, it almost sounds a bit like a smoothed
voice sheep but a bit higher pitch.
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