scienceadded asked: Re the guy asking for bunnies for Easter, I think Albrecht Durer's hare would fit right in here.
Anonymous asked: Any chance of a lagomorph or two for Easter? ^.^
cranquis asked: "Sweetmeat" is also a culinary term for testicles.
Anonymous asked: do you know what sweetbread is? what exactly is it? i think i got it confused with sweetmeats at a family reunion yesterday and was openly embarased by my nephew who told me to look it up in a dictionary but there wasnt one there and I dont own one!
Anonymous asked: You say you have a fear (or disgust) of Suriname Toads and Bee/wasp hives? Look up trypophobia. It's surprisingly common. (I'm betting lotus pods give you the heebeejeebies as well.)
Anonymous asked: do you have any animals you particularly hate or any animals (or bug si guess) that gross you out?
Peter Pallas Procured a Pack of Pulchritudinous...
ofpaperandponies: People from Stephen Colbert to Kate Winslet to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow have animals named after them in an honorary way. Peter Pallas also has two animals honorarily named after him, but he also published the original descriptions of quite a few species, himself! Peter Simon Pallas - (1741-1811) Pallas was a German-born and educated Russian zoologist. The first animals...
loggingmolly asked: Do you have any info about Pallas's cats? I think their faces in particular are enchanting and I was wondering what their early discoverers thought of them and how they were first described. I'll search around, but your Fennec fox post reminded me to ask you!