Been done - don't make me look it up! One story had them eating the 
whole world - but what I'd like to see is something that will eat 
pollution and excrete solar cells... Fantasy I guess.


Lou Judson  Intuitive Audio

On Jul 11, 2006, at 8:41 PM, steven c wrote:

>> Let's hope that no one ever does breed effective "'plastic'-loving
>> organisms" to deal with "waste disposal" until someone else has 
>> already
>> developed effective "alternate" energy sources.  As plastics are made 
>> of
>> petrochemicals, any "plastic-loving" organism would likely be very 
>> happy
>> gobbling down oil.  I pay enough for gas as it is without some critter
>> eating up what is left!
> If no one has written a science-fiction work based on that as a plot,
> somebody ought to!