WW: What?s Up, Mr Lizard?

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Which came first, the chicken baby dinosaur or the egg?

 

Dinosaurs! At the Houston Zoo
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BABY DINOS = EXTREME CUTENESS

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I must have been low on the food chain in a previous life...

 

T-Rex, HMNS
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... BECAUSE I AM STRANGELY FASCINATED...

 

T-Rex, HMNS
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... WITH LARGE TOOTHY PREDATORS

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#CorpseFlower Watch: Fare Thee Well, Lois

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen good-bye...

Amorphophallus titanum, HMNS
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Lois takes a bow

Well, it was fun while it lasted. Today, at about 3:36 PM CDT, "Lois" tipped over, signaling the end of this phase of her existence, and the beginning of her transition into a rest/recovery period.

Au revoir, mon amie #corpseflower Lois. Sleep well, rest up. Until we meet again.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

 

She had a good run, and we had a much-needed diversion. Can't wait until she is strong enough to greet us once again.

#CorpseFlower Watch: Why It Was Worth It

The stank has largely subsided. The spadix will soon wilt. The cycle will soon begin anew. The phenomenon known as "Lois the #CorpseFlower" will fade into our collective memories.

And, inevitably, the question arises: was it worth it?

Amorphophallus titanum, HMNS
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"Lois", in all her stanky glory

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