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Old 01-21-2015, 11:24 PM   #51
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Old 01-26-2015, 06:47 PM   #52
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Talking Yup - We Canadians Are An Exciting Bunch

***Beaver blocks traffic in West Vancouver

Traffic at one West Vancouver intersection ground to a halt on Monday morning after a slow moving beaver decided to cross the road.

West Vancouver Police tweeted a photo of the lackadaisical rodent crossing the road at 15th Avenue and Bellevue Street around 8:16 a.m. PT.

#WVPDTraffic - Over to you #Traffic reporters! Slow moving beaver blocking traffic at 15th & Bellevue this am. pic.twitter.com/uBvGLlBApa

— West Vancouver PD (@WestVanPolice) January 26, 2015

A short while later they tweeted an update saying the officers and other pedestrians had done some 'beaver herding' and shooed the animal into a nearby park.

#WVPDTraffic - #WVPD staff passing & other pedestrians did 'Beaver herding'. Safely shooed visitor into nearby park pic.twitter.com/pxmWon1nqv

— West Vancouver PD (@WestVanPolice) January 26, 2015
Police did not release the reason the beaver decided to cross the road...***


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Old 01-26-2015, 07:00 PM   #54
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This is a King Cobra. Not doing anything evil....yet.

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ACK!!! PUT IT BACK IN THE SUITCASE!!!
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Old 01-27-2015, 04:48 PM   #56
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This is a King Cobra. Not doing anything evil....yet.

hell no! that thing is bigger than she is she better have a buddy to help her get it back in its box


and and and it has so much length out from her body there would nothing she could do to keep it from biting her
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Old 01-27-2015, 05:43 PM   #57
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This is a King Cobra. Not really a cobra, just looks like one.

Wiki says:

Some scientists believe that the temperament of this species has been grossly exaggerated. In most of the local encounters with live, wild king cobras, the snakes appear to be of rather placid disposition, and they usually end up being killed or subdued with hardly any hysterics. These support the view that wild king cobras generally have a mild temperament, and despite their frequent occurrence in disturbed and built-up areas, are adept at avoiding humans.

Naturalist Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie felt that "this notion is based on the general tendency to dramatise all attributes of snakes with little regard for the truth about them. A moment’s reflection shows that this must be so, for the species is not uncommon, even in populated areas, and consciously or unconsciously, people must encounter king cobras quite frequently. If the snake were really habitually aggressive records of its bite would be frequent; as it is they are extremely rare."
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Old 01-28-2015, 04:37 PM   #58
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A classic B-movie poster.

Suspect movie will be a crapfest.

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Old 01-30-2015, 03:35 PM   #60
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I'll take 3 of these, please.

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I'm not sayin' who the evil critter is...

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Is that a kookaburra?
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I have not idea what it is, but I'm pretty sure
1) It's Australian
2) It sucks your soul out of your asshole
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A "Water Bear". They are microscopic in size. And incredibly tough.
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I have not idea what it is, but I'm pretty sure
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2) It sucks your soul out of your asshole
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tardigrade

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In their own way, they are even more badass than the honey badger. They can survive almost anything.
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... and suck your soul out of your asshole.
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I don't know, let me see it go into a house of bees.
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