August 23, 2003

Science Pulls Whale's Finger

"Whoa, gotta cut back on the spicy krill."

Some scientists are willing to take great risks in pursuit of their calling, but there is such a thing as going too far: Whale flatulence stuns scientists [14aug03]

IT'S one of the unfortunate consequences of being a mammal - flatulence.

And, more unfortunately for a group of whale researchers, nature took its course right under their noses - literally.

The researchers claim this is the first photograph of a minke whale letting one go in the icy waters of Antarctica. It was taken from the bow of a research vessel. "We got away from the bow of the ship very quickly ... "

Posted by Van der Leun at August 23, 2003 9:55 AM
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Do you suppose it was the middle finger pulled?

I can't even imagine the oderifus pootius that greeted them. *lol

Welcome aboard over at the rottey guys. *?)

Posted by: quark2 at August 24, 2003 7:18 PM