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Archives for December, 2008

Wow…Shape Shifting Owl

Via Cute Overload and NVDH.

Four Clawed Mutant Lobster

We (I) here at Zooillogix have a thing for lobsters. It involves Belgium, pasta tongs, and a Dutch boy named Lourens. I’ll leave it at that. Anyway, this mutant lobster was pulled out of the briny depths near Newport, RI earlier this month. Lobsterman Patrick Marks sometimes releases lobster “when they look at him funny”…

Amazing Plankton Pics

Worm larva Dr Richard Kirkby, a Royal Society Research Fellow at the University of Plymouth in the UK, took these stunning up-close photos of plankton. He will be revealing the photos of at an exhibition at Blue Reef, Blue Planet and Deep Sea World aquariums in England throughout 2009. Spider crab larva Metroid villain Many…

From ABC4.com: A shark managed to jump out of its aquarium and onto a water slide at a hotel swimming pool used by guests. No one was in the pool at the time. The female reef shark leapt over the one foot high barrier and slid down the slide known as the Leap of Faith…

Pandaquarium

Thanks to K-Zed

Researchers have released the findings of a ten year study into the wildlife of the Greater Mekong River area in Southeast Asia — Over 1000 new species discovered! Before you all break into a heated, name-calling brawl on whether these should actually be called “new species” or “species that are new to science” or “species…

Zooillogix is finally living up to the ‘x’ in our namesake. We have discovered a microscopic animal that engages in lesbian sex with its dead female friends in order to obtain DNA and thus survive to reproduce. Bdelloid rotifers are tiny creatures that live in moss and small pools of water. Every single bdelloid is…

Kevin Z Is My Hero

When I found a package on my doorstep last night from Kevin Z, I was worried. Was Kevin hitting on me again despite my many rejections? A single rose perhaps? Or maybe he was trying to cut things off. Yet another dead squirrel? Well boy did I feel like a jerk when I opened the…

A Friend You Can Eat

Via CrapWeLike!

Kitty Wigs

We just became aware of this. Sadly, now you are too. Selected bits from the KittyWigs.com FAQ: Question: Is this for real? Yes, yes, a thousand times yes! Kitty Wigs are a fun prop to be used to enhance playtime with your feline friends. They’re especially fun for photo sessions. Question: Isn’t this cruelty to…