Oh, sure, trespassers will be eaten. But they'll just be vomited up again 20 minutes from now.
And intentionally vomited up, no less.
In case you weren't aware, it is not an accident when your cat pukes up a hairball. Instead, cats induce vomiting—usually by eating grass or houseplants. It's just a normal part of cat life. First, they ingest a lot of hair and dirt by licking themselves clean. Then, they have to get it back out again.
Even big cats, like the ones this sign warns you about, produce hairballs. That's right. Pity the zookeepers.
Photo taken by Antony Bennison. Found in the BoingBoing Flickr Pool.
Frog tongue mechanism has been well-documented, but only recently have scientists started looking at the remarkable combo of tongue softness and frog spit’s chemical makeup.
Elenco’s Night ‘n Day Mechanical Globe uses a system of translucent, exposed gears to rotate an internally illuminated globe that displays the seasonally adjusted, real-time night/day terminator as it spins.
KSU plant biochemical geneticist Raj Nagarajan describes the properties of Thaumatin, Monellin and Brazzein, all found in west African plants that are generally considered safe for consumption; each is a protein, and they are, respectively, 1,000x, 2000x, and 3000x sweeter than sugar.
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