Wednesday, September 20, 2006

More Fun with Sharks

Aunt Peggy sent me an article from this morning's Washington Post.

Suddenly, I'm glad I quit scuba diving.

Here's a shark tale you might find hard to believe: Scientists in Indonesia have seen two types of shark that walk on their fins! (snipped) Two types of "walking shark" were seen by scientists. The animals propel themselves across the ocean bottom using their front fins. More...

6 comments:

Amanda Castleman said...

And I just passed my PADI Open Water ...

First Irwin, now this. Gah. Ax.

Marie said...

On the bright side, you're more likely to win the Lotto than to be bitten by a shark. Particularly a walking shark.

Amanda Castleman said...

Sweet! I never play Lotto. Maybe that will help the odds.

Marie said...

Actually, I think the odds of winning Lotto are nearly the same whether you play or not.

Marie said...

and our mutual friend Edward pointed out that you're more likely to be killed by a telephone than by a bag of spinach, and I assume you are far more likely to be killed by a bag of spinach than by Lotto or a shark... anyway, I think you're in the clear.

Amanda Castleman said...

I'm a vegetarian, man: LIVIN' ON THE EDGE!