Category archives for Organisms
This pretty pink photo that accompanied the article has nothing at all to do with the contents; this can’t be the species involved. But that’s appropriate to the devious nature of the story. A squid was caught in China that had swallowed a three pound bomb — a live explosive that was later detonated by…
I’m queuing this up ahead of time, and I presume I’m in Washington state today, for this talk. You residents of Washington, Oregon, and Northern California will recognize this familiar flower. (via NatGeo)
Can we all just pretend that vipers and serpents are hairless, limbless cats?
(Found on a site called The Cephalopodiatrist. I wish I’d thought of that name.)
What with all the bad weather around here, my wife is staying at an apartment near her workplace. And every time she does that, she starts sending me these kinds of photos. Should I be concerned? (via petitchef)
Bees get caffeinated at coffee flowers? But of course they do. (via NatGeo)
(via Monterey Bay Aquarium)
Last year, the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium caught a paper nautilus that survived long enough to lay a few tens of thousands of hatchlings. It must be nice to be a member of a species that’s beautiful at every stage of life, rather than none.
“TRI-LO-BIIITE!” Oh, no, that was a terrible opening. You’ll only know what the heck I’m talking about if you remember JJ from the television show Good Times, and it’s such a pathetic joke it’s only going to appeal to grade schoolers. So if you’re a time-traveling 8 year old from the 1970s, you’ll appreciate the…