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Polar bear attacks woman at Berlin Zoo | World news | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2009/apr/12/animals-germany?picture=345847074 Polar bear attacks woman at Berlin Zoo Poorly written headline. Should read: Doctors rob woman of sorely deserved Darwin Award.

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“The Twelve Days of Darwin”, by Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.

http://www.geol.umd.edu/~tholtz/12daysofdarwin.html A Darwinist Christmas carol. I had originally Stumbled right past this, but caught a glimpse of the last line and decided it deserved a thumb-up.

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Survival of the dumbest | Environment | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2008/apr/14/endangeredspecies The Guardian notes the efforts of conservationists to protect a species of bird that seems to want to hasten its extinction. I’ll catch hell from my ornithologist sister for this, but I can’t help but find it all pretty funny, particularly the image of a flock of endangered birds being driven to their next […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080119/ap_on_re_us/tiger_attacks_27 The case of those idiots mauled by a zoo tiger just gets more and more unintentionally funny. (Darwin would be proud.) I especially loved today’s quote: “Clearly there’s the lesson to be learned here,” said zoo spokesman Sam Singer. “The lesson is that it’s not a good idea to drink, it’s not a good […]

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http://uk.news.yahoo.com/19102005/323/australian-study-finds-alcohol-linked-croc-attacks.html Australian study finds alcohol linked to croc attacks Obviously what’s needed here is a ban on selling alcohol to crocodiles.

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