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Old 04-09-2017, 07:13 PM   #226
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Old 04-11-2017, 11:35 AM   #227
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Arachnophobes look away! Scientists find 50 new species of Australian spider including one the size of a dinner plate

Scientists found dozens of new species in a remote area of Northern Australia
They were on a two-week trek in an area researchers had never surveyed before
Experts found spiders that mimic ants and that 'scuba-dive' to catch prey
Many of the new species are very small and some are venomous


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencete...der-found.html


A brush-footed trap-door spider that can walk up glass doors and
windows found as part of the new study. These spiders, known as
Mygalomorphae Barychelidae Idiomata, can grow to the size of
dinner plates
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Do they eat snakes?
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Only the ones unable to leave at more than 30 mph .

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An Australian Friar bird .




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An Australian Friar bird .




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I'll bet that spike between its beak and eyes is where it spits venom at you.
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Another childhood myth destroyed .



Oh bother , all this time I thought I could shoot out
police vehicle tyres during my next armed robbery
and they would go flat . I obviously need a new
anti-poverty fall back plan .


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A gentleman in New Zealand recently filed a formal complaint against a hospital for its delay in treating him for atrial fibrillation.

That causes an irregular heartbeat which isn’t immediately critical
(according to the report, at least), but does need to be treated within about
48 hours. John Griffin got fed up after being told he’d have to wait eight
more hours, and he left.

He’s fine now, because he treated himself—which he did by going home
and touching his neighbor’s electric fence.

“It gave me a decent belt,” he said, after which his ticker was “right as rain"
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The New Zealand Herald talked to three doctors about that one, and none of them seemed
to believe grabbing an 8,000-volt electric fence to treat a heart condition was advisable.
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That cute is just a disguise, I tell you!!!!!

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A little person helps break the monotony of prison life .



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Is that skippy doing what I think it is doing?
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A Northern Territory fisherman has reached what some would call the
pinnacle of fishing by catching a metre-long barramundi in a waterhole
not much bigger than a bathtub.
Video and article found here .

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The Southern Rockhole is not a bad place to be in winter in
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El Nino Watch Canceled by Australia as Pacific Ocean Cools

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The chances of El Nino making a comeback this year are getting close to nada.

All eight climate models surveyed by Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology suggest tropical Pacific Ocean temperatures are likely to remain neutral for the second half, it said on its website on Tuesday. That reverses a June 6 report that showed four models predicting temperatures may exceed El Nino thresholds during the second half of 2017.
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