Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Cute little babies!


My students told me today that instead of lecturing, I ought to show that video of drunk girls and puppies over and over. I didn’t. But apparently everyone needs some cuteness. Will this do?

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Comments

  1. chigau (違う) says

    babby spiders

    all the ones from my basement window are long gone
    but I bet there are eggs
    next year…

  2. madtom1999 says

    I was told a story when I was young about how women ruled the world until man worked our where babies came from and made sure all the women were pregnant at the same time and then took over when they were all defenceless.
    I thought it was a bit dubious – now I know it was wine and puppies they used!

  3. Die Anyway says

    Have to admit, animal babies are cute. We have some new cuteness at the Die Anyway household… 4 new baby Ball Pythons just hatched. Not so thrilled about spider hatchlings. The ones in my garage always turn out to be Black Widows.

  4. rrhain says

    I’ve had a garden spider on my porch for the past month or so. I had the most realistic spiderweb for Halloween. But, she’s not been doing much of late. The web was starting to look a bit ragged and she took it down yesterday and didn’t put it back. I can see her tucked in the corner of the roof so she’s still around. It was really cold last night (for San Diego). I don’t know how much longer she has with me.

  5. Anri says

    RE the video link: Hunh, they kinda looked like women to me, rather than girls.

    But then, I’ve always been a poor judge of age.

    (Yes, I know the video title wasn’t PZ’s. Maybe I’m making a molehill into a mountain slightly higher molehill. Ignore if so.)