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You know, fear of holes…it doesn’t bother me at all, but about 20 seconds into this video, you’ll see a pocked surface suddenly erupt into mouths on wormlike stalks, and I wouldn’t want to be responsible for any trypophobia induced heart attacks. Oh, and everything after 1:50 — you might die. (via Mother Nature Network)

Friday Cephalopod: Sparkle magic!

Mary’s Monday Metazoan MISANDRY

That photo is from a lovely new documentary, with this trailer. However, I have to call attention to one troubling fact. “All these lemurs have one thing in common – from the little one to the very largest one – they all have female dominance. The females are the leaders. The females are the ones…

Say goodbye to another mammal being sacrificed on the altar of ‘traditional medicine’ — pangolin scales are consumed as medicine, their blood is used in tonics, their embryos are swallowed as aphrodisiacs, and they’re just generally eaten up. They’re also incredibly fragile, and cannot be farmed; they’re all caught in the wild and they usually…

Friday Cephalopod: Frolicking in blue