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Archives for November, 2008

Students at Shiga high school in Japan were amazed when a chicken of theirs laid a humungous egg which was 8.1 centimeters high and weighed 158 grams (Sorry for the metric measurements. In Fahrenheit, those numbers translate roughly to 14 feet tall and over 2200 lbs.). They were so amazed that they planned on displaying…

Otto, an octopus living at the Sea Star Aquarium in Coburg, Germany, seems to have a flair for interior decoration. According to the aquarium directors he periodically rearranges all of articles in his tank to “suit his own taste better, much to the distress of his fellow tank inhabitants.” It is unclear if he actually…

Carnival of the Blue #18 at Deep Sea News

Do restaurants and fishmongers frequently mislabel their fish so you think you are eating delicious thermal vent tube worm when you are really just eating pollock? Why do shore birds run in fright from small lapping waves? How does Kevin Z manage to trick us into reading his “writing?” Learn more about these and other…

Tiny Horse Goes Bonkers

Stupid BoingBoing always has the best stuff. Reminds me of my puppy when he escapes out of the door. Once again, thanks to that Asian guy we know.

One of Zooillogix’s readers, Tweet Gainsborough-Waring (awesome name btw), recently sent me these photos of ring tailed possums (the red ones) and brush possums (the grey ones), which she snapped on her way out to pizza in Brisbane, Australia. She pointed out that these furry little guys are fairly common in her neck of the…

Pig Fights Lion

That’ll do pig. That’ll do… Thanks once again to Bill K.