October 19, 2009
Suctorial Life Forms

“The unpleasant habits of round-mouthed hagfish and lampreys are vividly described as ‘suctorial.’ Theirs is a mode of life made possible by having gills which open directly into the throat, so that they can continue to respire while still sucking blood…”

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Posted by Jerome Doolittle at October 19, 2009 07:03 PM
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My theory is beginning to take partisan shape. And I shall have to report it soon. However partisan and simple it may be(although I may be wrong, I'm never in doubt - I steal the quote from the great man, the deceased brilliant one, Julius B. Ness S.C.S.C.CJ) as it's infinitely more sensible than the stories we get from those guys.

Posted by: Buck on October 19, 2009 7:21 PM
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