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Category Archive: Organisms

Apr 04 2014

Friday Cephalopod: "I shall battle & defeat this strangely phallic invader of my realm!"

Zooborns

Apr 01 2014

Eye-candy for mollusc fetishists

I’m currently in grading hell, so here, something to entertain you. Unless you’re a clam. If you’re a clam, don’t watch this. I shouldn’t have bothered warning the clams. They’re stupid, they probably watched it anyway.

Mar 31 2014

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Why won’t you play with us?

Karl Robertson

Mar 28 2014

Friday Cephalopod: Frolicking in blue

Ilan Lubitz

Mar 24 2014

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: I have been, and always shall be, a worm

worm

And I’m quite proud of it, even if, admittedly, I’m not quite as flamboyant as these worms.

Mar 21 2014

Friday Cephalopod: Flamboyantly poisonous

Perth Scuba

In case you’re wondering how anything could be this gaudy and survive, it couples the color to a nasty toxin saturating its flesh. “Eat me and die,” it’s saying.

Mar 20 2014

Not for the arachnophobes

For the rest of us, though, this is adorable.

Mar 19 2014

Botanical Wednesday: One mighty big tree

NGS Picture ID:1507300

If you’re wondering how that photo was taken…

Mar 17 2014

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Melancholy movie

Tympanuchus_cupido_cupido

All the biologists out there know about the heath hen: it’s probably the number one most common example of a recent extinction discussed in considerable detail, because it illustrates so well that extinction is a product of so many factors, from habitat loss to inbreeding to predation to competition to climate shifts to you name …

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Mar 14 2014

Friday Cephalopod: You’d be grumpy if your name were ‘Stubby’, too

David Todd

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