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Category Archive: Organisms

Jul 04 2014

Friday Cephalopod: Do not taunt Happy Fun Cephalopod

Jun 30 2014

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Evil Rising

Alex Wild

We’ve had a very wet summer so far here in the upper Midwest — the potholes are full of water, our backyard is sodden, the plants are thriving, but that also means that this plague is drifting in vast clouds everywhere. The horror. The horror.

Jun 27 2014

Friday Cephalopod: Everything you wanted to know about Vampyroteuthis

It’s been cephalopod week, and on Science Friday, they featured our old friend, the vampire squid.

Jun 24 2014

Time to kill all the kittens

I think that’s the only reasonable response. We’ve been conditioned to think that animals are all furry and big-eyed and most importantly, cute, and every animal that isn’t must be reclassified as vermin. We’re going to need a radical readjustment of the public; every time you send someone a LOLcat, a thousand annelids and a …

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Jun 23 2014

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Children of the night. What music they make!

sn-batsong

This one isn’t about the picture; go listen to the singing of the bats.

Jun 20 2014

Friday Cephalopod: The most intimidating line in 3-D football

TONMO

What? You only play in two dimensions? You’re doomed, pathetic human.

Jun 16 2014

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: The keys to a successful date are garish butt decorations

HHMI

Jun 13 2014

Friday Cephalopod: Octopus got the moves

I was watching this, and thinking, “Man, octopus can dance.” If I could have moved like that, I might not have sullenly sat out the disco era.

Jun 11 2014

Botanical Wednesday: Looking for Pogo

HQWorld

Jun 09 2014

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Spidermom, Spidermom, does whatever a spidermom can

HHMI

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