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Benny Bleiman

I find the music in this video to be completely appropriate. Below the fold is a description the nice communications lady at the CA Academy sent me…interesting stuff. By the way, if you haven’t been to the California Academy of Sciences you are missing out on one of the most state of the art museums…

Two Tree Shrews, One Cup.

New research is ROCKING the notoriously arrogant carnivorous plant scientific community: It appears that the largest carnivorous plant, the giant pitcher plant of Borneo (or the Nepenthes rajah for those in the know), has not evolved into its immense size in order to capture and eat small rodents, but to be a large toilet for…

Breaking News!

This just in…

“Sorry for Partying.” -Fruit Bat

It turns out I have more in common with my favorite animal than I thought. NOTE: Usually I find an article and then regurgitate it into the cheeping mouths of our readers in my own words. In this case, I kind of like how the article was written in the first place, so I’m just…

Unlikely Friends

Get a room… Special thanks to Hydia Blobinson for forwarding this along!

WildAid Is Badass

I’m back. After a two month hiatus from posting due to the grand opening of Bullitt, my second bar in San Francisco, I have finally adjusted my schedule to accommodate posting, and I’m pumped. First on my list: I have been looking for years for the best endangered species group to put my support behind.…

Biomimcry

Big news! Andrew and I have a new favorite institute! I’ve always said that Andrew has the same hair as a Cacajao calvus! I may give the Institute a small grant to study this bizarre similarity.

Leopard Seals = Radical

Feast your eyes on this, squares… Big up to Ben Thorne for passing this along. And big up to his business, Sneaky’s BBQ, the best ribs and pulled pork in the Bay Area. Check them out at www.sneakysbbq.blogspot.com.

Oral sex is a rarity in the animal kingdom with just a handful of species (humans, bonobos) who participate in the act. Well, move over high-functioning primates because there’s a new, high-fellating mammal on the bj circuit, the short-nosed fruit bat. Yeah, we get it, “short-nosed…” We seriously can’t make this stuff up. Random Fact…

In a surprise discovery, scientists have discovered the first known mostly vegetarian spider in the jungle mountains of Costa Rica and Mexico. The Bagheera kiplingi was observed feasting not on flies or gnats but on the buds of the acacia plant. Science has known about the Bagheera kiplingi since the late 1800’s when naturalists collected…