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February 13th, 2008

Camels, Camels, Camels [Feb. 13th, 2008|01:51 am]


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At the clinic I work at, we treat large and small animals. A very large portion of that is dedicated to camelids. While we mostly see alpacas and llamas, I do see one camel every day because my roommate owns him. Camels are really interesting, and weird animals.

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Pulsating Sex Organ [Feb. 13th, 2008|07:56 pm]


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in addition to all the interesting camel facts in deringer's last post ( did you know that Australian feral camels are the last wild dromedaries in the world? And HIGHLY sought after for racing stock?)

A horny camel will inflate its tongue and play it like bagpipes to attract and impress a lady camel. Apparently lady camels are impressed by a pulsating organ the size of your liver and a bucketload of spit-froth.

EDIT : I stand corrected - it's an organ that normally lies underneath the tongue
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If you didn't already think moray eels are weird... [Feb. 13th, 2008|09:39 pm]


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You know how in Alien the alien had a second set of jaws that came out of it's mouth and it was terrifying?

Moray eels have a second jaw in their throat that is used to pull food into their mouth. More...
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(no subject) [Feb. 13th, 2008|10:00 pm]



In lieu of vaguely informational but VERY awesome 'one liner' posts, such as the hardcore-ity of Aussies and nomnomming snakes... I present the nomnoming caecillian. In case anyone was curious.
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