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Message 1345448 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 18:24:46 UTC

Piranhas are alright, as long as no one genetically modifies them to fly... :)
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Message 1345450 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 18:28:03 UTC

Mutant piranhas!
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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?
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Message 1345467 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 18:52:48 UTC

I bet he drinks Carling Black Label ....

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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 :)
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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:)
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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 :)
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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?


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Message 1345537 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 20:56:49 UTC - in response to Message 1345499.

Ah, that would explain this...


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Message 1345546 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 21:09:35 UTC - in response to Message 1345537.
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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...

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Message 1345552 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 21:22:02 UTC

All I know is it was damn cold going under it !!!

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Message 1345612 - Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 22:52:35 UTC

Just seen this ad on TV

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


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Message 1345648 - Posted: 12 Mar 2013, 1:20:55 UTC

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




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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.

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