Treasure Island

Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.

(June 15,1942 / Aravayal, karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, South India)

Who Is Harmful?


A snake bites a man when provoked,
But man kills snakes when unprovoked.
Man, with sixth sense, is more harmful
To animals than they are to him.
07.08.2013

Submitted: Monday, August 12, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
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  • Lyn Paul (8/12/2013 5:03:00 PM)

    At least with the slipery, slimy snakes we know exactly how harmful they can be yet with humans we see many signs of unexpected harm to nature & society with no explanation. Thank You (Report) Reply

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