[LMB] OT: Australia (was Take care, everyone)

Jim Parish jparish at siue.edu
Mon Jan 3 17:56:56 GMT 2011


Royce McDaniels pointed out:
> [T]he dayam thing doesn't LEAP OUT at you,
> you have to brush against it.

The spines are pretty long, though, so (as the saying goes) it's closer than you
think....

(Aside to markus: Sea urchin spines are meant to stay in. Jumping cactus spines
carry a piece of the cactus with them, and they're meant to drop off nearby -
it's a means of propagation.)

Jim Parish
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