Wallace Cartwright, a lobster fisherman from Cape Breton Island, describes his recent encounter with a sea serpent: "It had a head on it like a sea turtle, and it had a body like a snake...about as big around as a five-gallon bucket." Perhaps Nessie has relatives abroad? The more likely explanation, however, is that Wallace had a rareglimpse of one of these strange creatures of the deep.
posted by debralee
on Jun 25, 2003 -
Xenophobia at its best!" The British and the North Americans are often said to be divided by a common language. Now it seems this linguistic split may apply to the natural world too. [¶]
A pair of Canadian otters brought to Britain a year ago are under 24-hour guard at the National Sea-life Sanctuary, near Oban in Scotland, because of fears they will be attacked by indigenous cousins unable to understand their "foreign accents". "
YES!!11 GO CANADIAN OTTERS!!!
posted by ( .)(. )
on Jul 4, 2002 -