Rob Nicolai
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23 Apr 2021
06:30

Letters | Vultures circling the city?

Rob Nicolai

While at first glance Wednesday’s Witness front-page story and photographs of a juvenile vulture rescued from a Pietermaritzburg garden was very comforting and positive, upon reflection it could be an ominous metaphor for the city’s future.

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While at first glance Wednesday’s Witness front-page story and photographs of a juvenile vulture rescued from a Pietermaritzburg garden was very comforting and positive, upon reflection it could be an ominous metaphor for the city’s future.

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Why are juvenile vultures choosing to come anywhere near the city? Especially during the Covid-19 pandemic where anti-vaccine conspiracy theorists are endangering many, as Mohamed Saeed of Pietermaritzburg pointed out in a letter recently. Be safe, Pietermaritzburg residents, as it could be exceptionally difficult to sell your house to relocate while vultures are circling your garden.

Why are juvenile vultures choosing to come anywhere near the city?
Robert Nicolai

The story of a meteor shower on the same page did nothing to calm our nerves. Vultures don’t mind meteors as they evolved from dinosaurs that were made extinct by a meteor impact.

ROBERT NICOLAI

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