ELEPHANT SNACK — An unusual Wall Street Journal story

Monday, April 16th 2012 @ 11:22 AM

 

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African bush elephants don’t appreciate chili.

THE USUALLY STAID BUSINESS JOURNAL
RUNS A DECIDEDLY NOT-STAID ARTICLE
 
Elephants with the “midnight munchies” are a major problem for farmers in East Africa, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

But one enterprising farmer has a solution:  chili pepper mixed with engine oil.

When the elephants come at night to raid his Tanzania cornfield, “they snuffle and sneeze,” the farmer told the Journal, and leave the scene. …………
 
READ THIS UNUSUAL REPORT, BY WALL STREET JOURNAL STANDARDS, IN TODAY’S WSJ EDITION  (click here).
 

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