Had a summer job with USPS back in college. I did see this behavior on occasion, but no gorillas jumping on packages. Back in the day of hand sorting, bags were arrayed in rows with the sorter in front, tossing packages into the correct bag. Sometimes they missed, but there was no way to retrieve the misrouted package without disrupting the operation, so I guess some things went on longer rides than they should have! - Barry
- So many mites, so little time!
Barry M. OConnor
Professor and Curator
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Museum of Zoology
1109 Geddes Ave.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1079 USA
We stopped doing it long ago, as I observed first hand a postal
person saying "oh, fragile" and then going a hook shot into the bin.
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Montana Entomology Collection
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