Tetrapod Zoology

Archives for November, 2008

Thanks to Tet Zoo, I sometimes receive books to review, and earlier on in the year I was fortunate enough to receive a copy of Lewis Smith’s Why the Lion Grew Its Mane (Papadakis, 2008). Smith is a science reporter at The Times and in this book, billed as presenting ‘a miscellany of recent scientific…

A nice piece of ass

Blame Matt Wedel for kindly bringing my attention to this wonderful image; he was clearly inspired by the anuran porn from yesterday. Attempted interspecies matings are more common than people normally think – particularly in captivity of course – and, sad to say, I have detailed files (incidentally, I’m not totally sure that this is…