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Re: Basilisk



Richard W. Travsky writes:

http://wissenschafts-news.blog.de/?tag=basilisk

The fact that I can look at this picture without turning to stone proves its
inaccuracy.

No no, has to be a living one. Or at least, looking it into the eyes. Whew

I thought *it* had to look *at* its victims.

Naw, supposed to be in the eyes. Works out the same who looks first ;)

What exactly was the evolutionary advantage of a predator turning its prey into stone anyway? Does this prove that basilisks are actually silicon-based life forms? :)


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Dann Pigdon
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