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Woodlouse and Prawns/shrimps
« on: 26/07/2007 14:48:00 »
Apparently this:



is related to this:




How can this be true ?

As far as i recall...the woodlouse lives under a rock in my garden and the shrimp lives a thing called the Ocean !!


 

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« Reply #1 on: 26/07/2007 14:54:12 »
Woodlice are also related to lobsters, though a woodlouse bisque does nothing for me........

I'm sure it's a dim and distant relationship. If you go far enough back, we're related to a small blob of spittle found on the end of the nose of the greater black-backed spittle monster. Or was it a banana?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 26/07/2007 14:55:51 »
If you look at trilobites (spelling?), IIRC, they look enormously like an aquatic woodlouse. Perhaps this is the link? *goes to look up trilobites*
 

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« Reply #3 on: 26/07/2007 15:01:27 »
Hey - woodlice have gills! There can't be too many permanent land-dwellers with those (politicians aside)!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 26/07/2007 15:34:11 »
YAYYYYYYYYYYYY !!

THANK YOU  very much...so..about a zillion years ago a two primordial shrimp/woodlouse's were doing what they did... when one got sneezed on by a greater black-backed spittle monster and the other ' made it ' with a banana !..and from that day on the two went their separate ways............well...I'm convinced !!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 27/07/2007 09:37:09 »
YAYYYYYYYYYYYY !!

THANK YOU  very much...so..about a zillion years ago a two primordial shrimp/woodlouse's were doing what they did... when one got sneezed on by a greater black-backed spittle monster and the other ' made it ' with a banana !..and from that day on the two went their separate ways............well...I'm convinced !!

Sounds good to me too
 

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