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February 17, 2006

SOON TO BE A -MADE-FOR-CBS MOVIE

Flatworm Attack!

(Thanks to Stupendous Man)

UPDATE (thanks to HGR): Elephants!

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Pancake shaped? That doesn't sound like a worm to me.

Oh yeah, *snork* @ insom

And one more for the road:

Ivan Amato? Is he related to Ivana Man?

Hey, hey! We've got gross stories with PHOTOS today! Thanks, Dave!

A flatworm envelopes a cowry and uses tetrodotoxin to extract its molluscan prey into its feeding organ, leaving behind a lifeless shell.

mmmm... feeding organ...

Quote: Softly Lethal A flatworm envelopes a cowry and uses tetrodotoxin to extract its molluscan prey into its feeding organ, leaving behind a lifeless shell.

I dated her once upon a time...

*blinks and goes back to work*

The hobbies of some people. I once collected beer cans and sports cards, this guy--flatworms.

Catch me at THAT convention.

*zips in*

What I've learned from the DB blog today.

You just can't travel anymore:
Minneapolis - NO.
Guam - No.
Uganda - No.

*waits for more travel advisories*

the elephant story is just sad.

Elephants are just what we need to protect us from the attacking flatworms.

That's why elephants have flat feet - so they can stomp on the flatworms!

Kid, can't decide what major to pick in college? There's a bright future in elephant psychiatry! Start saving now though, because the couch is REALLY expensive.

Sigmund - I don't think the elephants will appreciate (or forget) nasty jokes about their weight.

And score one for Stupe!

Did you see the video of the flatworm eating the cowrie? Just click on the picture!

TNX, Blue...but, so much to be said for both stories...so few posts. *snif!

Key quote (flatworm story): Here we have a system with flatworms in which there is evidence that, in this case, tetrodotoxin is used as an offensive weapon.

Well, yeah, I'd think that getting digested by a flatworm would be pretty offensive to me ...

So ... juvenile delinquents (which, BTW is a contradiction in terms, merely sayin' ...) and roving gangs ...

This makes elephants different from humans exactly how?

(Aside from the old joke: "What's gray and ... um ... nevemind ...

Another flatworm consumer rights demonstration . . . AGAIN?

aahg. fivver, ya beat me me to it. only my thot wuz that i was married to someone just like that.
*sigh* that's almost as sad as angry, orphaned, elephants.
nevermind.

Well that tetrodotoxin is going to disqualify him from from the Flatworm Wresting Federation, for good!

Flatworm 'N Cowry sittin' in a tree, K-I-S-S...GUUULLLPP...BURP!

or how about...

Lab Tech to boss: "I swear, I put the cowry RIGHT THERE!" ooops

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