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Re: Unusual taxa...
> Linnean Name Common Name
> ============ ===========
> 1) _Sciurus_arctos_horribilus_ the Grizzly Squirrel
Rocky Squirrel's navy uncle
> 2) _Lasiurus_submariner_ the Squid-eating Bat
An order of calamari; to go.
> 3) _Myrmecophaga_enhydra_ the Pelagic Anteater
I'd hate to see this one.
> 4) _Loris_velociraptor_ the Fast Loris
At 1-2 MPH.
> 5) _Bos_smilodon_ the Saber-tooth Cow (extinct)
You sure wouldn't want to milk this one!
> 6) _Loxodont_pinnaptera_ (..."Dumbo"...)
Let me guess, flight evolving in aboreal forms here too (flight evolving
> 7) _Mirounga_pogo_ (noted for nasigrade
> saltatorial locomotion)
Talk about getting your nose somewhere it doesn't belong!
> 8) _Physeter_catenarius_ the Swaybacked Whale
Swam with a limp?
STOP ME BEFORE I PUN AGAIN!!!