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December 5th, 2008

Lonely Whale [Dec. 5th, 2008|01:48 am]


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I just joined this community a few days ago after browsing LJ while bored at work. This is my first post. It's one of the saddest articles I've come across, about a lonely whale whose vocalizations don't match up to any other whales in the ocean.

Here's the article:

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Venice Floods, Venetians Indifferent. [Dec. 5th, 2008|05:01 pm]


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This could just as equally go in wtf_humans, but I hate that community.

Venice Floods Reach Five Feet, But Life Goes On

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Fresh from BoingBoing [Dec. 5th, 2008|05:54 pm]
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The rich man's stick insect, better known as the various leaf-mimicking arthropods and frogs, have adapted to their natural leaf and leaf-litter habitats in a really awesome way. Their exoskeletons - or skin, for the frogs - resemble fresh, fallen, and dead leaves, winning them the gold medal in the Camouflage Olympics.

Original article is HERE. Just a warning: although they're all .jpg's, they are all fairly big images.

Some copypasta for the linkophobes.Collapse )
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