On this day in 1564 William Shakespeare was born. As well as being the best playwright ever - that’s a given - Shakespeare drew a lot of inspiration from the bizarre and the strange, using things like ghosts, soothsayers and witches to great effect in his plays.
Also St George’s day to my English chums.
And now, the news:
Amorous slug, orange snake among finds on Borneo
Oh balls: vandals target Rocky bulls
World's Longest Bug And 'Ninja' Slug Discovered in Borneo
Well, there’s a photo that sticks in your mind.