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February 19th, 2008

Lunchtime! [Feb. 19th, 2008|04:23 am]
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I've seen them swallow up mice and tarantulas and things, but never a bird, just amazing.

also: lulz at the background noise
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Vegetable Caterpillers Kill 6, Wound 110 [Feb. 19th, 2008|08:10 am]
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Further to the insane value placed on Tibetan Cordyceps -

Last month, the Associated Press reported that a gun battle between Tibetan groups feuding over access to the lucrative wild caterpillar fungus left up to people six dead and more than 110 injured in a Tibetan area of Sichuan Province.

admittedly more wtf_humans, but relevant to the last post, I thought. Especially since there is no medical evidence the stuff works.
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the creature that disgusts me the most... [Feb. 19th, 2008|01:25 pm]
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I can't believe nobody's posted about these things yet.
Ever since we talked about them in my invertebrate paleontology class, I have had an irrational fear of these creatures. Irrational because they basically feed only on cnidarians and bryozoans and sea anemones and things like that.

May I present, the sea spider:



THERE'S MOARCollapse )
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(no subject) [Feb. 19th, 2008|11:18 pm]
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This story is quite old, but it made me go "wtf!?"  Does anyone have any updated information on this?

EDIT:  Here is another link that talks about parasitic twins.  Thanks armeleia!

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