Thursday, March 01, 2012
YAHOO NEWS: At Jellyfish Lake in the Pacific island of Palau, it's safe to swim among millions of jellyfish, because the sometimes-deadly creatures have lost their sting.
On this day in 1882 Roderick McLean attempted to assassinate Queen Victoria in response to a curt reply he had been sent after sending some of his poetry to the Queen. He was found ‘not guity but insane’ by a jury at his subsequent trial and lived out his days as an inmate at Broadmoor. As a result of this case English law was changed to allow a person to be considered guilty for a crime but still insane.
And now the news:
Dolphins' Unique Whistles Say, 'Hey! Come Play!'
T. Rex's Bite More Dangerous Than Previously Belie...
The fox and the hound: Meet unlikely friends Sadie...
Rescuing wildlife: the family of water rats (Part ...
Analysis of the Peter MacNab Photograph
Why flatworms may hold the secret to immortality
Ice Age Coyotes Were Supersized Compared to Coyote...
What sound means to squid
Elephant Behavior and Conservation Issues
$4.5 million fine US industrial for distributing c...
DALE DRINNON: Land bridges, the Canvey Island sea serpent, giant dragon lizards and freshwater monkeys
New at Frontiers of Anthropology:
New on the Frontiers of Zoology:
A rather obscene-looking little monster picture floating around the internet is derived from the washed-up corpse of a very ugly fish:
The next part in the Bunyips series involving Giant Dragon Lizards:
And an administrative notice, announcing Tyler Stone's posting about the Freshwater Monkeys theory on his own new blog:
There are so many of them now that we feel that they should be archived in some way by us, so we should have a go at publishing a regular round-up of the stories as they come in.
It takes a long time to do, and is a fairly tedious task, so I am not promising that they will be done each day, but I will do them as regularly as I can. JD
Second big cat sighting
Tuesday, noon - A SECOND big cat was sighted in South Holland yesterday (Monday) – just four days after mum Louise Gann spotted what she thinks was a black panther in a field in Holbeach. Company environmental manager Jeremy Greaves found a big cat in ...
Third big cat sighting