Thursday, December 28, 2006

Squirrel Madness?

In lean years, Boutin said, trees starve squirrels so that when larger seed crops are produced randomly, there are fewer squirrels around to eat up all their future seedlings.

Monitoring red squirrels near Kluane National Park in the Yukon, however, led to surprising results.

Months before a big cone season started, squirrels went into a reproductive frenzy.

The pattern repeated itself in 1993, 1998 and again in 2005.

I for one, blame video games and sex on television. (link to CBC story)

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Random cell cat photo

M's mom's cat Olive contemplates having a squirrel under the tree.

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Monday, December 11, 2006

Low brass is fierce

They may change the picture later, but apparently low brass is a symbol of fierce fighting:


Link to Original BBC Story(link via Fark)

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Got your holiday shopping done?