5 Replies to “Nine most mind-blowing animal disguises

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    sagebrush gardener says:

    NG trots out the hoary old peppered moth to do its tricks again. After more than 100 years, you would think they could come up with something better. Yes, moths may adjust the shade of their wings and finches may change the shape of their beaks. (Clever designs both.) But adaptation does not equal evolution. Moths will remain moths and finches will remain finches forevermore.

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    bornagain77 says:

    12 Animals You’re Glad Are Extinct – Aug. 2014
    1. Giant crocodiles (13 m. long)
    2. Three-foot-long scorpions
    3. Massive millipedes
    4. Spiders with sting(er)s like scorpions
    5. Megasharks (50 ft. long)
    6. Weird gigantic hybrids of scorpions and millipedes that lived in water (2.5m long)
    7. Giant piranhas (1m long)
    8. The largest species of snake ever (13m long, weighed 1 ton)
    9. Huge dragonflies (70cm)
    10. Big scary mash-ups of prawns and squid with more teeth (549 million year old Anomalcaris)
    11. Ginormous shelled squid (9m)
    12. Penguins as tall as humans

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    bornagain77 says:

    correction, (540 million year old Anomalcaris)

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    Mung says:

    I love the way it starts. It’s no accident there are so many.

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