Animal Reflexive Training

While walking the Promenade in Douglas, on the Isle of Man, we noticed that the seagulls seem to lack a natural defense mechanism natural to most birds. Rather than exhibiting a healthy fear of large predators, such as humans, they seem to allow people to get quite close. We therefor joined the Animal Survival Reflex Association (ASRA) and did some work with local wildlife to help improve their response time to potentially dangerous predators.

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Subject A

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Subject A’s reflexes

Some subjects were worse off than others, and required extra patience and diligence to help rehabilitate their natural instincts.

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Subject B

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Subject B’s reflexes show poor reaction time

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Subject B’s reflexes show marked improvement

No seagulls were hurt while taking this Reflexive Training Course. They were very okay. In fact, I don’t think they learned anything: they came back about 30 seconds later…

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About doctornogrod

Daniel Cossette is a writer, actor, dancer, and mime originally from CT, USA. He's been writing, producing, and acting in scripts since jr. high. At Mimeistry International, Pasadena, CA he double-majored in Mime and Theology. Afterwards he founded Ambassador Arts and produced the shows Say It Louder! and Christmivest, including all original stories; he danced with Ad Deum Dance Company, Houston, TX, and eventually moved to England where works with Springs Dance Company, and directs Infusion Physical Theatre. He is married to a long time friend from the mime school, and currently resides in Cambridge, England.
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2 Responses to Animal Reflexive Training

  1. Mom says:

    That is worse than goldfish!!! It takes them much longer to forget, maybe 60 seconds ; )

  2. Haha good work! Scare them off before they steal your chips!

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