« Previous | Main | Next »

December 02, 2020


In 1948, Idaho Officials Sent 76 Beavers Parachuting Into Idaho’s Wilderness

True Fact: The test beaver was called Geronimo.

(Thanks to Matt Filar)

Update: According to commenter "wiredog" (that is not his real name; his real name is "wirecat") an account of this historic event has already been posted on this blog. judi will of course be fired, assuming we can find out where she currently is.


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

I'm sure this has been posted here before. In fact, I think I first heard about this here several years ago.

Yep. If Judi hadn't retired, she'd definitely be getting fired:



Sounds like a practice drill for "Operation: D. B. Cooper".

Dam beavers!

Damn Beavers!, COOPER!! (Judi's in the back yard shoveling iguanas).

As God is my witness, I thought beavers could fly.

Oh, the humanity!

Training them to pull the ripcord without slicing it with their teeth or claws must have taken weeks!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Copyright | About The Miami Herald | Advertise