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PHOTOS: Odd, Identical Species Found at Both Poles
nationalgeographic ^ | February 15, 2009

Posted on 02/15/2009 10:11:52 AM PST by JoeProBono

Spinning a "mucus net" off its paddle-like foot-wings to trap algae and other foods, the swimming snail species Limacina helicinia is no bigger than a bean. But the discovery that it and at least 234 other species inhabit both Arctic and Antarctic waters is big news to biologists.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.nationalgeographic.com ...


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Pets/Animals; Science; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: antarctic; arctic; catastrophism; flemath; hapgood; poleshift; shrimp; snail; species


1 posted on 02/15/2009 10:11:53 AM PST by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono
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2 posted on 02/15/2009 10:14:16 AM PST by fleagle ( An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. -Winston Churchill)
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To: JoeProBono

Interesting. Perhaps the oceans between the two poles weren’t always as warm as they are now.


3 posted on 02/15/2009 10:14:47 AM PST by Scutter
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To: fleagle

I thought the article was about living species and not petrified or calcified fossils?


4 posted on 02/15/2009 10:18:58 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: JoeProBono

5 posted on 02/15/2009 10:21:14 AM PST by mysterio
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To: JoeProBono

They evolved from ice cubes, silly!. Those that tried to go into warm water melted.


6 posted on 02/15/2009 10:25:44 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: DJ MacWoW
My bad. ;>)

It is a really interesting article, didn't mean to detract with that fossil photo.
7 posted on 02/15/2009 10:28:59 AM PST by fleagle ( An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. -Winston Churchill)
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To: JoeProBono

” Odd, Identical Species Found at Both Poles”

It is simply miraculous how that darwinian evolution mechanism works so, so, universally!

Hail Darwin! He’s dead, sure, but we still worship him!


8 posted on 02/15/2009 10:29:11 AM PST by aMorePerfectUnion ("I, El Rushbo -- and I say this happily -- have hijacked Obama's honeymoon.")
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To: mysterio

9 posted on 02/15/2009 10:30:13 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: fleagle

I understand. There are just some fossils at lunchtime that should be left unseen. ;-)


10 posted on 02/15/2009 10:33:30 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: DJ MacWoW

11 posted on 02/15/2009 10:39:50 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: fleagle
There are just so many levels of wrong with you, WTFDYHTDTF?

you really are a mean person!

12 posted on 02/15/2009 10:40:28 AM PST by SERE_DOC (Today's politicians, living proof why we have and need a second amendment to the constitution.)
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To: JoeProBono
Exactly where these species came from and how they ended up a world apart--with comparatively warm oceans in between--remains a mystery, the scientists said.

No it isn't a mystery at all. Read up a little on invasive marine species and how they travel in the ballast tanks of ships.

All of the things in the pictures are small swimmers. Now think about the ships that do cold water research near the North Pole. Anyone want to bet they have ballast tanks.

Next think about what happens when it gets warm at the North Pole. That's right, it gets cold at the South Pole. Where do you think those ships go?

13 posted on 02/15/2009 10:43:59 AM PST by CurlyDave
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To: fleagle

14 posted on 02/15/2009 10:46:46 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono
"Census of Marine Life....." now a function of the White House?

Where's the WH chef when you need him?


15 posted on 02/15/2009 10:47:03 AM PST by Daffynition ("Beauty is in the sty of the beholder." ~ Joe 6-pack)
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To: Daffynition

I’d rather look at Helen Thomas.


16 posted on 02/15/2009 10:49:22 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: CurlyDave

Invasive Marine Species


17 posted on 02/15/2009 10:51:36 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Prawn of the Dead ...is prawn.


18 posted on 02/15/2009 10:51:43 AM PST by Daffynition ("Beauty is in the sty of the beholder." ~ Joe 6-pack)
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To: Daffynition

19 posted on 02/15/2009 10:57:06 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: CurlyDave
BTW there are several species of whales that migrate to and from the Antarctic and Arctic every year. I think that they've been doing it for several hundred millennia more than ballast tanks have been traveling this route. I suppose that these fishies have been hitchin' a ride with whales.

This map shows the range of ther Blue whale and you can see that he can be found everywhere.


20 posted on 02/15/2009 10:59:50 AM PST by Young Werther (Julius Caesar (Quae Cum Ita Sunt. Since these things are so.))
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To: fleagle

Now why did you have to go and do that?


21 posted on 02/15/2009 11:05:00 AM PST by dangerdoc (dangerdoc (not actually dangerous any more))
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To: fleagle

LOL


22 posted on 02/15/2009 11:11:06 AM PST by exnavy (Democrats are NOT firearm friendly.)
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To: JoeProBono

Softcore Pr0n thread.

23 posted on 02/15/2009 11:32:22 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Daffynition

Did you really need to post Michelle too?!


24 posted on 02/15/2009 11:36:44 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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To: Young Werther

That explanation was almost too easy.

Now if only these simple minded scientists can explain why Communists now inhabit both land masses on opposite oceans, maybe we can solve our DC dilemma.


25 posted on 02/15/2009 11:37:45 AM PST by prismsinc (A.K.A. "The Terminator"!)
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To: martin_fierro

26 posted on 02/15/2009 11:45:10 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

And they both taste like chicken!


27 posted on 02/15/2009 11:47:58 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Daffynition
UV BEN PRWND
28 posted on 02/15/2009 11:54:18 AM PST by uglybiker (AAAAAAH!!! I'm covered in BEES!)
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To: prismsinc
Communism was tried here in the US of A in the 19th Century. The were based on a theological premise. give unto others yadda yadda and they failed. why 'cause we are smarter than that. Or were!

Oneida and Amana products are the only remaining products of thoses 19th century communes. They made good stuff but erred when it came to the perfectability of man. Our fore fathers knew this and Commies think otherwise. When we wise up we'll see Obama for what he is .. a dictator of the prolietariat!

29 posted on 02/15/2009 11:56:05 AM PST by Young Werther (Julius Caesar (Quae Cum Ita Sunt. Since these things are so.))
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To: uglybiker; JoeProBono

30 posted on 02/15/2009 12:53:22 PM PST by Daffynition ("Beauty is in the sty of the beholder." ~ Joe 6-pack)
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To: DJ MacWoW

31 posted on 02/15/2009 12:57:05 PM PST by Daffynition ("Beauty is in the sty of the beholder." ~ Joe 6-pack)
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To: Daffynition
Found your shrimp-in-training for the long haul


32 posted on 02/15/2009 1:03:57 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono
Ohhhhhhhhhh...I remember him ...hahaha. He has since, had a change of heart. Too much exercise is not good for you.


33 posted on 02/15/2009 1:10:18 PM PST by Daffynition ("Beauty is in the sty of the beholder." ~ Joe 6-pack)
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To: JoeProBono
These photos of yours are very Georgia O'Keefesque ... If you ......oh, never mind.........


34 posted on 02/15/2009 1:19:18 PM PST by Daffynition ("Beauty is in the sty of the beholder." ~ Joe 6-pack)
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To: Daffynition
"Georgia O'Keefesque "

Yup


35 posted on 02/15/2009 1:27:39 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: 75thOVI; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AndrewC; aragorn; aristotleman; Avoiding_Sulla; BBell; ...
 
Catastrophism
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36 posted on 02/15/2009 6:24:39 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: Young Werther

I’m vaguely aware of this. I was being facetious (did I spell that right?)


37 posted on 02/16/2009 6:46:13 AM PST by prismsinc (A.K.A. "The Terminator"!)
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To: prismsinc
Yes! You spelled that right
38 posted on 02/16/2009 8:30:20 AM PST by Young Werther (Julius Caesar (Quae Cum Ita Sunt. Since these things are so.))
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To: Scutter
“Perhaps the oceans between the two poles weren’t always as warm as they are now.”

Or they weren't poles at all at one time.

39 posted on 02/16/2009 5:55:53 PM PST by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.)
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