Tracking the Baby Coelacanth

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The Pink Flamingo has been fascinated by coelacanths since I read a book about them in elementary school. The other day a baby coelacanth was filed swimming by Aquamarine Fukushima.

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“...The Japan Times and other news outlets are reporting on November 18, 2009, that a team from an aquarium in Iwaki, Japan has successfully, in a world first, photographed juvenile coelacanths (example above), a fish regarded as a living fossil, off Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island.

Aquamarine Fukushima reports that the small newborns were found Oct. 6, 2009, at a depth of 161 meters in Manado Bay off North Sulawesi Province. This is near where the Indonesian coelacanth was first discovered in a fish market in 1997, and then off-shore in 1998…”

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Something Every Woman Knows

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Chocolate reduces stress.  Every normal, red-blooded woman on the face of the earth knows that – doesn’t she? Now – it has been proven!

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The First Bird

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Evidently the Archaeopteryx has a metabolism much like that of a Velociraptor. Now, would someone please explain to The Pink Flamingo why here bird phobia is so irrational?

“...When alive, Archaeopteryx looked like a cross between a bird and a dinosaur, as it sported feathers, a wishbone (fully fused clavicle) and a reverse first toe on its foot (which allows some birds to perch) like birds. But it also had non-avian dinosaur features like a long bony tail, claws and teeth.

And now slow growth can be added to Archaeopteryx’s dinosaur side.

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