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Back-to-back bizarre: Oct. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, October 5, 2017

What's bugging us now

Giant walking sticks not extinct!

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50582/title/Gigantic--Tree-Lobsters--Not-Extinct-After-All/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=57192366&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8rJNjaCeO40Vp60SF9A3WX0oqEanEWSm0S4Xtufy8e2aex7YyIXhDv8zJ-DfNGzGJohv6i031K87veYx75tx9kmT88gA&_hsmi=57192366

Short, free item, link, image: Scientist

What the heck is a parasitoid?

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50581/title/Image-of-the-Day--Bad-House-Guest/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=57116750&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8FkeGu_U8sH52DJ8cb5fUzPhuZbtnCOXKm4QVcLqe2AEVwP2wFQLj0CcEOAt8vbGnesFTuROoMs1VPsKK0J3mLEYgqIQ&_hsmi=57116750

Short, explanation, link, image: Scientist

Not necessarily insects

Photo contest winners

https://www.popsci.com/10-big-photos-tiny-things?CMPID=ene100717&spMailingID=30923136&spUserID=NDk2MTgwNDU2MzMyS0&spJobID=1140788855&spReportId=MTE0MDc4ODg1NQS2#page-10

Free slide show, links: Pop. sci.

Hate the smell of jackfruits (AKA durians): you are not an elephant

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-the-durian-got-its-sulfuric-stench/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-10-10_more-stories

Full, free essay, image: Sci. Am.

26-long python invited for dinner!

https://www.livescience.com/60610-indonesian-man-wrestles-kills-giant-python.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171006-ls

Complete, free report, links: Live sci.

Poison frogs

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=132931

Free audio file, image: NSF

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