Editor’s Selections: Sexy Giraffes, Not-so-sexy Bull Sharks, Yuccas Yield, and, well, What’s That on Your Head There?September 16th, 2010 Editor's Selections 8 Comments
Jarrett Byrnes focuses on posts in ecology, environmental sciences, and evolution. He blogs at I’m a chordata, urochordata!
- Are the long-necks of giraffes evolutionary evidence that they are mere slaves to fashion?
- While one may think that bull-sharks are virile, masculine, testosterone-filled animals (I mean, Bull Shark – damn!), it really isn’t true. And, even if you did find a fine speciemin, eating their cartilage won’t confer any of their virility to you. Sorry! Myth debunked.
- How to keep your ant mutualist in line? You could try classic passive-agression, or, just let them hoist themselves by their own pitard every once in a while.
- MacWhelk, MacWhelk, MacWhelk! Beware, for fair is foul, and anti-fouling is…penis-head inducing.