Taking the piss out of dingoes

22 09 2008

…and spraying it over Tasmania’s new growth forests.

Now this is an interesting “weird” science story. Dingo urine has been chosen as an innovative natural marsupial repellant.

But what sort of threat do kangaroos pose to lumberjacks and pulp mills exactly? Why is cyanide being used to kill native fauna in the first place?

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Beautiful world

11 07 2008

You have probably already seen this commercial. But it’s beautiful. So I think it’s a fitting link to leave on the top while I go absent for a little while.

Also take a look at these great photos of Golden ray migration.

Videos of tiger kittens’ debut.

Also Steve Parish is great.

[Ok, I’ve given in and relinked stuff from PZ at Pharyngula – you may have recognised a few of those contests – Now I demand he send hordes of traffic my way.]