Interesting question in The GuardianDecember 20, 2016 Tim WorstallEnvironmentalism18 Comments Is there a part of the world that has both tigers and toucans? Not in a zoo, obviously? previousLa ToynbeenextAnyone seen that EU/Apple document yet? 18 thoughts on “Interesting question in The Guardian” JuliaM December 20, 2016 at 9:48 am Qtwtain again… So Much For Subtlety December 20, 2016 at 9:58 am Is there a place with tropical birds or tigers that also has economic growth? Apart from China which has eaten all its tigers. I bet they would eat the toucans too if given a chance. Typical Guardian fantasy. Modernity remains a monopoly of northern Europeans (plus the Japanese, South Koreans, and some Chinese communities) Rob December 20, 2016 at 10:34 am The Guardian believes it is in the forest looking at the city, but it really is the top floor of the tallest skyscraper, looking down on everyone else and wringing their hands in dismay. Andy H December 20, 2016 at 10:48 am Maybe not Tigers, but there are Toucans and Jaguars in some rainforests in S and C America. Saw a Toucan in the wild in Brazil. Didn’t get too much time to appreciate it as there was a huge furry spider sitting idly on the path right in front of me. I decided discretion was the better part of valour and moved quickly on. john77 December 20, 2016 at 10:55 am London Zoo? So Much For Subtlety December 20, 2016 at 10:58 am They saw Zootopia and thought it was a documentary? Sean O'Connor December 20, 2016 at 11:26 am Yeah, inside the deluded minds of Guardianistas, where the polar bears frolic with penguins. Pat December 20, 2016 at 11:51 am And why is the tiger not interested in dinner (antelope). Rob December 20, 2016 at 11:58 am “And why is the tiger not interested in dinner (antelope).” Because they have United against the common enemy, comrade! Capitalism! dearieme December 20, 2016 at 12:48 pm The advertising billboards of my childhood, the toucans advertising Guinness, the tigers Kelloggs and Esso. Billboards are probably part of Guardianistan. bloke in spain December 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm “Is there a place with tropical birds or tigers that also has economic growth? ” Si, SMfS. Colombia. +5% pa, currently. Down from 6%, thanks to the fuck-ups its export markets have made of their economies. UK growth is? Gamecock December 20, 2016 at 1:23 pm ‘More people are reading the Guardian than ever but far fewer are paying for it.’ There is a God. Gamecock December 20, 2016 at 1:27 pm ‘We simply have too much stuff that no one possibly needs.’ ‘Inequality, which now impacts on the natural world, may be the little sister of them all.’ ‘… and poverty’ No need for internal consistency . . . it’s the Guardian. Dongguan John December 20, 2016 at 1:39 pm “Is there a place with tropical birds or tigers that also has economic growth? ” Pretty much all of South East Asia?? Bloke in Costa Rica December 20, 2016 at 2:37 pm CR had +3.7% GDP growth last year. They’re whacking up condos within walking distance of my place in a quiet little suburb just like in the cartoon at the rate of about one every four months, and have been for twenty years. Apparently middle class urban professionals like them. Oh, and toucans: yes; tigers: no. Gamecock December 20, 2016 at 3:26 pm Toucans are native to the Western Hemisphere, centered around Central American and the Caribbean Islands. There are no native tigers in the Western Hemisphere. [/pendantry] Lionel Ebb December 20, 2016 at 6:24 pm Judging from the picture they appear to cohabit in Croydon. I’m not sure where they live together, but I do know where they appear on the same menu… http://bit.ly/29XLIfH Pat December 20, 2016 at 8:00 pm Well I guess we know where to start reducing the human population. Or if we’re feeling particularly kind, who to reduce to absolute poverty. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.