Thursday, May 7, 2009

Let's Play Oddball

Another guy smuggling birds in his stockings:
Sony Dong, 46, was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport in March after an inspector spotted bird feathers and droppings on his socks and tail feathers peeking out from under his pants, prosecutors said.
There's only 1 pig in Afghanistan, and he's now on lockdown

Cow leaves slaughterhouse, tours Queens

If giant pterosaurs didn't fly, what'd they do - just walk around?

Dog eats Homer Simpson

Dog eats dog

File under Bad Ideas:
Malaysian villagers caught more than 300 stray dogs and dumped them on a mangrove island, driving the canines to cannibalism after weeks of starvation, animal welfare activists said Thursday.
The villagers said they never intended to be cruel — they believed the dogs could feed on Pulau Tengah's wildlife[...]
Anyone consult the wildlife regarding this brill plan?


Pai said...

Pterosaurs may not have been robust flyers, but obviously they could glide quite well. Aren't there some species of birds that can glide for hours/days on thermals only?

I mean, just -look- at a Pterosaur. What else could they be built for? I think some assumptions are being made about their weight that can't be correct.


The runaway cow story reminds me a lot of this: :D

YesBiscuit! said...

Pai - But it's National Geographic! If they say it, I believe it. ; )

BOB - I so feel for the guy trapped in the aisle with the bull. Not what you'd be expecting while browsing for cereal.