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post #36 of Old 01-16-2014
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Re: How big a holding tank vs. camping

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Originally Posted by mad_machine View Post
ever seen the stuff we eat? Aside from pets, we are the only species that consistently eats stuff that many species would consider poisonous. You may think that your poop is benign, but it is not, it is full of the stuff our bodies could not process.
While we ingest pharmaceutical poisons and they remain in our waste, we are far from the only species that eats stuff other species would find poisonous. That's totally biased.

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why do you think it smells so badly?
The gut flora necessary for a carnivore's digestion is what causes the odor. It's actually worse in some other carnivorous species.

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And before anybody goes on about direct discharge, I can remember when marinas smelled like cesspools. there -is- a reason they make us have some way to store our **** on board
There should be zero discharge in confined harbors for obvious reasons. There is zero scientific evidence of the need to be 3 miles offshore.


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