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(New Scientist)   Coolest picture of a newly discovered amphibian that you will see all day   (newscientist.com) divider line
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2022-05-22 11:26:28 AM  
"Looks delicious.  We'll take all of them to go, please." -- China
 
2022-05-22 11:37:21 AM  
he looks really high
 
2022-05-22 12:58:55 PM  
Donald Trump.

That's enough. Sorry.
 
2022-05-22 1:55:59 PM  
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2022-05-22 1:56:41 PM  
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2022-05-22 2:56:53 PM  
All glory to him.
 
2022-05-22 3:00:02 PM  
This reminds me I have to call about my insurance
 
2022-05-22 3:00:13 PM  
"fire salamander" is redundant
 
2022-05-22 3:01:57 PM  
OMG - it's soooooooooooooo cute!

I'ma call it "Cliffy - The Small, Red Salamander".
 
2022-05-22 4:46:43 PM  
Looks like John Cleese to me.
 
2022-05-22 5:02:43 PM  

whyRpeoplesostupid: he looks really high



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Yes, stoned to the gills.

 
2022-05-22 5:34:53 PM  

New Farkin User Name: "fire salamander" is redundant


Yea, my first thought too.

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2022-05-22 5:35:18 PM  

2wolves: whyRpeoplesostupid: he looks really high


[Fark user image image 418x302]Yes, stoned to the gills.


Blazin!
 
2022-05-22 7:08:50 PM  
Why no Dragon Tattoo?
 
2022-05-22 8:21:30 PM  
The Chiriquí fire salamander is Bolitoglossa cathyledecae
http://novataxa.blogspot.com/2022/05/bolitoglossa.html
https://mapress.com/zt/article/view/zootaxa.5129.4.4
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/360318718_A_new_salamander_of_the_genus_Bolitoglossa_Caudata_Plethodontidae_from_the_highlands_of_western_Panama


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolitoglossa
Bolitoglossa  (mushroom tongued) are noted for their projectile tongues.


Giant Palm Salamander feeding in slow motion
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Giant Palm Salamander feeding in slow motion
6,725 views Jan 30, 2011 Bolitoglossa dofleini is a terrestrial species from Central America with projectile tongue. This video was recorded at 1000 frames per second, making the interval between images only 1 millisecond. Because of the rapid frame rate, you can see both the early, slow projection phase and the subsequent ballistic projection phase. Ballistic projection takes only 3 to 4 ms in this feeding. The prey is a termite.
 
2022-05-22 8:47:32 PM  
Berfert's old flame has been found!

/obscure?
 
2022-05-22 10:47:15 PM  
Wanted for questioning...
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