Archive for the animals Category


Posted in animals with tags , , , , on 05/04/2010 by sangomasmith

On a slightly lighter note, Ruth and I were having an argument over cute animals. I find puff adders, for instance, adorable. I would be cuddling one right now were it not for the fact that they are a) hard to housetrain and b) deadly venomous.

Anyway, I love the fat little guys. Also cute:

Leopard geckos

Giant salamanders

Regular salamanders

Namib geckos


Any other suggestions?


A little slice of life

Posted in animals, Crop science, musings, Science with tags , , , , , on 26/02/2010 by sangomasmith

Here is a little slice of life:

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Cross pollination

Posted in animals, News-related, rant with tags , , , on 22/06/2009 by sangomasmith

Just re-posting a quick rant I wrote up on deviantart. It’s old news, but will be relevant again soon:

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When animals attack

Posted in animals, News-related with tags , , , , , on 19/02/2009 by sangomasmith

In what has to be one of the longest run ups to an ‘I told you so’ moment, a friend of an animal trainer was mauled by the trainer’s pet chimpanzee. Keeping a dangerous animal in your house, no matter how well trained, is stupid. Feeding it prescription medication as well (allegedly dissolved in Travis’ tea) is just stupid.

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