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(Haaretz)   Think Penguins are small, cute, cuddly creatures? Well thousands of years ago, 7-foot tall 250 pounders roamed the Antarctic. Try Happy Feet on THAT one   ( ) divider line
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6677 clicks; posted to Main » on 11 Aug 2014 at 10:22 AM (2 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2014-08-11 11:21:02 AM  
3 votes:
Yes, I knew that.
2014-08-11 09:01:19 AM  
3 votes:
2014-08-11 11:24:35 AM  
2 votes:

"I tried to tell you, BUT YOU WOULDN'T LISTEN."
2014-08-11 11:14:20 AM  
2 votes:
All of this begs a question about latter-day penguins.
2014-08-11 10:24:18 AM  
2 votes:
Were they albino and developed as a food source for the shoggoths?
2014-08-11 06:17:38 PM  
1 vote:

Destructor: dittybopper: Slaxl: Damn, I hate that we live in an age where all the giant things are gone. All we have are elephants and bigfoot. Whales are shiat, hiding underwater like chumps all day. Also they don't have legs, so aren't scarey. Bring back megafauna!!

You mean like Rhinos?

and Water Buffalo?

and Hippopotami?

Africa (and Asia) is(/are) hogging all the good mega fauna.

I read an interesting theory that stated the reason all of the megafauna we see these days is in Africa is because humans evolved there.  The African megafauna co-evolved with them and learned how to avoid these new super-predators.  Once humans began spreading out into the rest of the world, the non-African megafauna had no idea how to cope with them and ended up becoming dinner.
2014-08-11 01:17:18 PM  
1 vote:
2014-08-11 12:14:24 PM  
1 vote:
Cute n' cuddly boys.
2014-08-11 11:51:28 AM  
1 vote:
Welcome to the Mountains of Madness.
2014-08-11 11:41:09 AM  
1 vote:

Wolfmanjames: I want to make a SyFy movie about these giant penguins attacking Hoboken!

Well, penguins is practically chickens....
2014-08-11 11:37:13 AM  
1 vote:
I want to make a SyFy movie about these giant penguins attacking Hoboken!
2014-08-11 10:33:25 AM  
1 vote:
7 foot, 250 lbs roam Pittsburgh...
2014-08-11 10:29:24 AM  
1 vote:
cute? kinda. cuddly? nope. i hate birds, and consider none of them "cuddly"
2014-08-11 10:27:22 AM  
1 vote:

2014-08-11 09:40:38 AM  
1 vote:

dittybopper: [ image 480x360]

Damn. Leaving satisfied.

Never understood how Terry Jones was so thin in that sequence.
2014-08-11 09:30:50 AM  
1 vote:

dittybopper: [ image 480x360]

came for this. left satisfied.
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