[Breaking News]: Octopuses get erections

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Wow...that is pretty cool!!! Gives a whole new lease on viagra lol. And the Canadian government does not want to protect our ceph's. Unbeleivable. They will protect all other creatures. They have the nerve to say that these beautiful creatures have no bones. I think they misjudged...greatly!!! :x :twisted: Sorry for the sarcasm but what the heck can i do.
 

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Borrowed this from Tony, who borrowed it from Carol...
Apologies to Ink and, well, the general public. It's the formalin fumes.

;)

 
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Am I the only person here who actually made a serious comment on this subject?

Apparently this is so out-of-character for the usually warped Tanster that no one has even bothered to acknowledge it.

So, just for the record: Yes, I am the only person here who actually made a serious comment on this subject. [See above]

Believe it or not.

:grad:

Swelling with pride,
Tani
(Dang, I just couldn't resist :mrgreen: )
 
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supernick said:
whata you people in, 5th :grad: grade? all acting so ecxited 'bout this :x :x
Kat,

Actually, this is exciting in a way, jokes aside. I swear these animals get more and more interesting with each new property we discover about them. First we see Octopuses using neurotransmitters thought to occur ONLY in vertebrates... then we see that they sleep, perchance to dream... Now a vertebrate style adaptation to facilitate mating? Convergent evolution at its finest?

An instruictor of mine once told me that the ceph was the molluscan attempt at creating fishlike forms (Squids) and tetrapod-style superpredators (Octos). If that is the case here, then we may have yet to discover new behaviors and properties that relate our landlocked tetrapod selves to these beasts. That would rock. :band:

Well, night y'all!

Sushi and Sake (the good unfiltered Nigori kind)

John
 

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