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  •  Those baby skates *are* adorable (kind of). (7+ / 0-)

    I liked seeing their little "legs" kicking inside their pectoral fins.

    I know the purse is designed for protection, but the horn system for exchanging oxygen for waste sure does seem fragile!

    The law is slacked and judgment doth never go forth: the wicked compass about the righteous and wrong judgment proceedeth - Habakkuk 1:4

    by vox humana on Fri Apr 18, 2008 at 07:10:29 PM PDT

    •  legs did look like they were independant (2+ / 0-)
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      vox humana, bushondrugs

      of the pectoral fins themselves, in that you could see them kick, but not notice a change on the outside of the fin.  Why is that?

      A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.- Albert Einstein

      by bldr on Sat Apr 19, 2008 at 03:27:50 PM PDT

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