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Dog mess. Bagged, but not binned. The Ranger has pondered this modern mystery for many years. Discussions with his colleagues have revealed this this phenomenon is not uncommon. So why? Please, some bag-discarder, tell us, why do you do this? If you can bag it – which is the nastiest bit of the task – surely you can manage to carry it to the nearest bin? By way of exasperated exposition, The Ranger presents this photograph, taken this week on a cricket field near his workplace, and within 20 metres of a dog bin.
An unusual obstruction in the outfield
So, an enquiry. How widespread is this phenomenon? Have you seen it? Please do tell if and where you have seen dog mess bagged and discarded in hedges, fields, on paths or even on cricket pitches. Or if you live somewhere and this never, ever, happens, do tell – perhaps The Ranger will apply for a job there!