It's like a vignette in a Coen brother film but it apparently happened. I suspect the world could use more Kais.
There is something really kind of fascinating about wrong number calls. When I call a wrong number, I apologize. However, I am now realizing that all these years I have been doing it wrong! Apologies are not appropriate! Rather, I need to express disbelief that I have not reached the right phone, then I need to ask…
And who knows when classic skills like this might come in handy!
This is the Orange Eyed Crocodile Skink, Tribolonotus gracilis. Found in Northern Papua New Guinea and it's off shore islands, this little skink rarely exceeds 10 inches. They are fairly secretive and prefer lush vegetation to hide in. There are several other related Tribolonotus species including the Red Eyed,…
New giant spider species discovered
be sure to watch to the end
60 million years ago the shape may have made Puentemys mushaisaensis hard to swallow. At the time Titanoboa was a major player and the round shell on adult turtles may have not only helped them warm quickly in the sun by increasing surface area but also exceeded Titanoboa's ability to swallow. …
This popular name for the species is, I think, self explanatory.
Edit: And now it's working properly. Whether it's coincidence or the Universe trying to drive me nuts, I don't care, it's one less annoyance and I'm grateful. :)
And how great that her family is so supportive
Deviant Artist AndyFairhurst's "Geek Kid" series
Here's the rest, sigh, Kinja ate it the first time.
Budgett's Frog. Note the TEETH.
Hint: There is less refraction/distortion than you might think
this is the Jumping Stick, family Apioscelis. They jump. Apparently really well.
Here's the inestimable David Attenborough introducing little golden frogs with a fair amount of attitude
I mean, who would not? Of course, it would blow the dog's mind, but that's what camera phones and puppy Xanax are for.