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Old November 13 2013, 12:10 AM   #9
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Re: Did the Tribbles actually die out by the 24th Century?

McCoy said if you don't feed them, they stop breeding. It's likely Cyrano Jones knew how to withold food so they wouldn't reproduce until at such time as he needed to replenish his stock. That would help limit their numbers, and even allow him to manipulate the supply and demand.
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