28 Dec '12, 9am

The Annotated Budak: Conesortium by @budak

The Annotated Budak: Conesortium by @budak

The morbid epithet of this gastropod, which is a limpet only in sensu lato, may have arose from the discovery of fossil remains prior to encounters with extant specimens. Locally, the snails once thrived on small rocks "along the low water mark" of an artificial bay fed by the Singapore River, a habitat that has since been sundered from the sea. Flushed from their former haunts, the limpets now survive in eastern refuges, in the seagrass beds off Changi Point, the flats of Chek Jawa and a sandy expanse just beyond a reclaimed shore. Here, on the valves of a clam that floats on soft mud and loose sediments, cling a brace of hats, one of which served as a mount for a dwarfish mate. Like their placunid vehicle, the calyptraeids are respectable filter feeders with little hunger for adventure, who subsist on a planktonic soup, which they ram through their gills before slurping ...

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The Annotated Budak: Emboulderned by @budak

The Annotated Budak: Emboulderned by @budak

budak.blogs.com 28 Dec '12, 9am

Orange specimens pop up not infrequently, suggesting that this morph enjoys no great selective disadvantage compared to it...

The Annotated Budak: Short-lived scorpions by @budak

The Annotated Budak: Short-lived scorpions by @...

budak.blogs.com 26 Dec '12, 1am

Kwik also found that despite low mortality from predation, as might be expected of such venomous, cryptic animals, long-sp...

The Annotated Budak: Antsurrection by @budak

The Annotated Budak: Antsurrection by @budak

budak.blogs.com 23 Dec '12, 3am

The reputation enjoyed by weaver ants for solitary nastiness and mass infliction of pain and suffering has so infused beas...

The Annotated Budak: Aglow by @budak

The Annotated Budak: Aglow by @budak

budak.blogs.com 05 Jan '13, 3am

'Tis the season to brave the woods and flee the light, to walk past snaking root and under writhing branch, eyes astray an...

The Annotated Budak:Tears on a sea shawl by @budak

The Annotated Budak:Tears on a sea shawl by @budak

budak.blogs.com 22 Dec '12, 4am

is also said to consume sea urchins, but is built for a slightly greater turn of speed which may allow it to snare other b...

Budak Darjah 6 Mintak Restu Untuk Bercinta via @beautifulnara

Budak Darjah 6 Mintak Restu Untuk Bercinta via ...

amazingnara.com 25 Dec '12, 7pm

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