Category Archives: Animal news

Animal news: Yep, it’s true. Australia has the strangest animals

A lot of them are fairly cuddly (I’m thinking wombat and koala). This one isn’t. It’s a newly discovered dinosaur which is as long as a basketball court. That piece of info really startles me and I’m sitting here trying … Continue reading

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Animal news: “The Birds” or, “Maybe Don’t Visit Rome Right Now”

Well, this sounds unpleasant. Carrion crows (didn’t realize crows could have that modifier) are dive-bombing people in Rome to protect their fledglings. The crows’ fledglings, that is; not the people’s. Here’s the novel’s — uh, I mean, the New York … Continue reading

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Animal news: Octopuses on Ecstasy

MDMA, that is. It makes octopuses turn cuddly rather than turning to the war toys. I’ve got a lot to say about war but for now, I’m going with the octopuses and what this experiment might mean for the rest … Continue reading

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