Category archives for Organisms

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Evil Rising

We’ve had a very wet summer so far here in the upper Midwest — the potholes are full of water, our backyard is sodden, the plants are thriving, but that also means that this plague is drifting in vast clouds everywhere. The horror. The horror.

It’s been cephalopod week, and on Science Friday, they featured our old friend, the vampire squid.

This one isn’t about the picture; go listen to the singing of the bats.

What? You only play in two dimensions? You’re doomed, pathetic human.

I was watching this, and thinking, “Man, octopus can dance.” If I could have moved like that, I might not have sullenly sat out the disco era.

Botanical Wednesday: Looking for Pogo