Raccoon Update XVI - All Are Welcome In the Critter Cafe

Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XVI - All Are Welcome In the Critter Cafe
Message board moderation

To post messages, you must log in.

Previous · 1 . . . 40 · 41 · 42 · 43

AuthorMessage
Profile Julie
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 28 Oct 09
Posts: 33747
Credit: 15,953,506
RAC: 9,559
Belgium
Message 1345450 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 18:28:03 UTC

Mutant piranhas!
rOZZ
Music
Pictures
ID: 1345450 · Report as offensive
Profile zoom314
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 30 Nov 03
Posts: 61694
Credit: 47,054,003
RAC: 14,623
United States
Message 1345460 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 18:42:41 UTC


In the visual comparison above, the Great White shark is represented in green versus Carcharodon megalodon represented in red (and of course a human being is represented in blue). You can see how massive of a shark Megalodon was before it went extinct several million years ago. Megalodon is the largest shark to ever live!

Carcharodon megalodon was a prehistoric shark that is estimated to have reached lengths of up to 60 feet or more and weigh up to 50 tons! The body size is estimated based on the size of fossil jaws and teeth (teeth up to 7 inches long!) that have been discovered. Using jaw to body ratios of similar species of sharks, scientists have come up with estimates of up to 80 feet or more! Although 60 feet is a more conservative number.

Scientists debate as to whether or not Megalodon is the ancestor of the Great White sharks that swim in the world's oceans today. Is Carcharodon megalodon still alive?
My Computer Builds and Other Projects
My Amazon Wishlist / TV
ID: 1345460 · Report as offensive
Profile Chris S Crowdfunding Project Donor*Special Project $75 donor
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 19 Nov 00
Posts: 41196
Credit: 41,917,136
RAC: 15,270
United Kingdom
Message 1345467 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 18:52:48 UTC

I bet he drinks Carling Black Label ....

ID: 1345467 · Report as offensive
Profile Dimly Lit Lightbulb 😀
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 30 Aug 08
Posts: 15291
Credit: 7,016,135
RAC: 968
United Kingdom
Message 1345470 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 18:56:45 UTC - in response to Message 1345450.  

Mutant piranhas!

That smiley makes me laugh every time I see it :)

Member of the People Encouraging Niceness In Society club.

A vote for Godzilla, is a vote for cool explosions!
ID: 1345470 · Report as offensive
Profile Julie
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 28 Oct 09
Posts: 33747
Credit: 15,953,506
RAC: 9,559
Belgium
Message 1345477 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 19:02:12 UTC - in response to Message 1345470.  

Mutant piranhas!

That smiley makes me laugh every time I see it :)



Always make me think of this song:)
rOZZ
Music
Pictures
ID: 1345477 · Report as offensive
Profile Dimly Lit Lightbulb 😀
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 30 Aug 08
Posts: 15291
Credit: 7,016,135
RAC: 968
United Kingdom
Message 1345489 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 19:24:29 UTC - in response to Message 1345477.  

Mutant piranhas!

That smiley makes me laugh every time I see it :)



Always make me think of this song:)

At a rock pub I used to frequent when there wasn't a band on it would be free jukebox night, and the landlord would put that on. Usually about half an hour before last orders :)

Member of the People Encouraging Niceness In Society club.

A vote for Godzilla, is a vote for cool explosions!
ID: 1345489 · Report as offensive
Profile zoom314
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 30 Nov 03
Posts: 61694
Credit: 47,054,003
RAC: 14,623
United States
Message 1345499 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 19:49:20 UTC - in response to Message 1345460.  

SHARKS!


In the visual comparison above, the Great White shark is represented in green versus Carcharodon megalodon represented in red (and of course a human being is represented in blue). You can see how massive of a shark Megalodon was before it went extinct several million years ago. Megalodon is the largest shark to ever live!

Carcharodon megalodon was a prehistoric shark that is estimated to have reached lengths of up to 60 feet or more and weigh up to 50 tons! The body size is estimated based on the size of fossil jaws and teeth (teeth up to 7 inches long!) that have been discovered. Using jaw to body ratios of similar species of sharks, scientists have come up with estimates of up to 80 feet or more! Although 60 feet is a more conservative number.

Scientists debate as to whether or not Megalodon is the ancestor of the Great White sharks that swim in the world's oceans today. Is Carcharodon megalodon still alive?


My Computer Builds and Other Projects
My Amazon Wishlist / TV
ID: 1345499 · Report as offensive
Profile Bill Walker
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 4 Sep 99
Posts: 3868
Credit: 2,697,267
RAC: 0
Canada
Message 1345537 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 20:56:49 UTC - in response to Message 1345499.  

Ah, that would explain this...



ID: 1345537 · Report as offensive
Profile zoom314
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 30 Nov 03
Posts: 61694
Credit: 47,054,003
RAC: 14,623
United States
Message 1345546 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 21:09:35 UTC - in response to Message 1345537.  
Last modified: 11 Mar 2013, 21:12:24 UTC

Just when You thought it was safe to go over the Golden Gate Bridge...

Oh and here's a closeup of My icon, it has 3 or 4 cats(I'm not sure) and 1 squirrel or should I say potential lunch...

My Computer Builds and Other Projects
My Amazon Wishlist / TV
ID: 1345546 · Report as offensive
Profile Chris S Crowdfunding Project Donor*Special Project $75 donor
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 19 Nov 00
Posts: 41196
Credit: 41,917,136
RAC: 15,270
United Kingdom
Message 1345552 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 21:22:02 UTC

All I know is it was damn cold going under it !!!
ID: 1345552 · Report as offensive
Profile Bernie Vine
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 26 May 99
Posts: 9558
Credit: 61,449,428
RAC: 33,708
United Kingdom
Message 1345612 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 22:52:35 UTC

Just seen this ad on TV

Thought I would share

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEArtwFF0dk


"A liberal and proud to be"
ID: 1345612 · Report as offensive
Sirius B Project Donor
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 26 Dec 00
Posts: 20063
Credit: 2,726,921
RAC: 555
Ireland
Message 1345648 - Posted: 12 Mar 2013, 1:20:55 UTC

Think this racoon will think twice next time.....




ID: 1345648 · Report as offensive
Profile Angela Special Project $75 donor
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 16 Oct 07
Posts: 13014
Credit: 32,369,964
RAC: 34,966
United States
Message 1345700 - Posted: 12 Mar 2013, 4:41:02 UTC

Oh dear. I hope the raccoon was eventually freed!

Some time ago I was asked to start a new thread and I have been remiss in doing so. I shall remedy that now. See you all in the next Critter Cafe.

ang.
ID: 1345700 · Report as offensive
Previous · 1 . . . 40 · 41 · 42 · 43

Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XVI - All Are Welcome In the Critter Cafe


 
©2019 University of California
 
SETI@home and Astropulse are funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, NASA, and donations from SETI@home volunteers. AstroPulse is funded in part by the NSF through grant AST-0307956.