Category Archives: Scaiku for 2014

Verily, Scaiku!

So, the collection: Verily, Scaiku  can now be seen in one go, and in all the various formats. It looks best online.

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Fear Nothing but Extinction

Dreadnoughtus schrani land’s gigantic herbivore of near sixty tons   Related articles Dreadnoughtus: Gigantic, exceptionally complete sauropod dinosaur Researchers unveil Dreadnoughtus: A gigantic, exceptionally complete sauropod dinosaur The Earth Groaned Meet Dreadnoughtus, The ‘Astoundingly Huge’ Dinosaur Discovered In Argentina

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Boophis Scaiku

from Ankarafa Forest it comes calling with trill and two-pulse click   green, with bright red specks the new tree frog species is alas near extinct H/T to “Bristol student finds new species of tree frog” Related articles Beautiful New … Continue reading

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Heroic Hopper: Piepklein Padda

small narrow-mouth’d frog may you too find refuge in Quilombos forest H/T to A tiny new species of frog from Brazil with a heroic name, EurekAlert   Related articles A tiny new species of frog from Brazil with a heroic … Continue reading

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Whopping Big Insect

megaloptera largest aquatic insect from Chengdu mountain (Managed to resist the mammoth-, the monstrous-, the mountainous-, the mighty-; oh my!) These are worth a squiz: Patrice de la Tour du Pin (discovered via BibliOdyssey) H/T to Ecns.cn (It looks unreal!)   Related … Continue reading

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Ancient Arachnid

ancient arachnid blendered into life again trigonotarbid (Not a harvestman!)

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Deepest Duvalius

Duvalius abyssimus See the Gizmodo article, and also this interesting one on grotto-dwelling beetles and global warming…

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