Saturday, July 24, 2010

The Strangler Fig Does not Fall

It's been about a year since I originally watched The Private Life of Plants, and now I'm watching it all over again. One of my absolute favorite scenes decribes the natural history of the Strangler Fig.  Take it away Sir Attenborough:

Monday, July 5, 2010

Half blind, half death, with 1/4 human reaction time.

Not to mention its muscles have been reduced practically to ribbons! Modern Sloths are great, but they are but a shadow of the clade's former gigantic and/or marine members.