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Post by Keyser » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:34 pm

Superfrogs.

https://www.researchgate.net/publicatio ... most_Chile

Calyptocephalellidae sp. (The giant Magellanic frog). It lived around 40 million years ago from the middle to upper Eocene in Chilean Patagonia, South America.

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The Cretaceous Beelzebufo (a great name) is often stated on the web to be the largest frog of all time - it was not however.

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Post by Keyser » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:56 pm

Punk wrote:Dolphins are very intelligent, you never see a dolphin reading or quoting fake news sites like Mail online or Guido.


Neither do corvids, parrots, monitor lizards, cephalopods or Portia. :thumbsup:

On that topic we are discovering that the size of the brain or Encephalization quotient is not as important as most people think - it's the connections and the density of neurons that counts even for the smallest of creatures.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... ains-rule/

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Post by Punk » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:48 pm

Dolphins are very intelligent, you never see a dolphin reading or quoting fake news sites like Mail online or Guido.

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Post by Keyser » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:47 pm

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Post by Keyser » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:45 pm

Top palaeo stories of the year according to the Guardian. :smilin:

https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... es-of-2017

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Re: Keyser's Science And Nature Thread.

Post by Keyser » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:29 pm

Lambert wrote:
Keyser wrote:
Lambert wrote:What the FUCK is that


One of the new species of Pelican spider - and yes I might use it as my avi BFF! :laughing:


I never want to see it again :laughing: Nature produces some really weird creatures. Sea creatures are probably the freakiest.


Yep - like the Viper dogfish I just posted! :thumbsup:

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Post by Lambert » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:23 pm

Keyser wrote:
Lambert wrote:What the FUCK is that


One of the new species of Pelican spider - and yes I might use it as my avi BFF! :laughing:


I never want to see it again :laughing: Nature produces some really weird creatures. Sea creatures are probably the freakiest.

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Post by Keyser » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:19 pm

Lambert wrote:What the FUCK is that


One of the new species of Pelican spider - and yes I might use it as my avi BFF! :laughing:

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Post by Big Fat Frosty » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:02 pm

Lambert wrote:What the FUCK is that

keysers new avi...
:awesome:

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Post by Lambert » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:59 pm

What the FUCK is that

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Re: Cenobite's science and nature thread.

Post by Canary » Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:42 pm

Keyser wrote:I thought I would briefly pop on this thread to bore the living shit out of people. :laughing:


No need to be apologetic, K. You make a good contribution to this site, imo.
People have the option of ignoring the thread if they find it boring.
However ... can I offer a word of advice? - try and make it more 'interactive', to give people a reason to post in it .... even if it's only to make a light hearted comment.

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Post by Keyser » Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:35 pm


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