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Being a beaver is good because...
« on: 21/02/2006 21:27:48 »
with the weather in the UK, having waterproof fur is a definite blessing [:D]
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« Reply #1 on: 21/02/2006 21:49:44 »
i once wrote this in some topic about global warming, but it fits here too :)

Beavers are not necessarily harmful. In fact, many land managers and ranchers are now reintroducing beavers for stream restoration work. Beaver dams slow stream erosion, raise water tables, and filter pollutants and sediments - critical during times of mud slides and ash flows.
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« Reply #2 on: 21/02/2006 22:07:23 »
Cripes !!  And us blokes think that we are obsessed with our dangly bits !!! [:D]

Men are the same as women.... just inside out !!
Men are the same as women, just inside out !

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Re: Being a beaver is good because...
« Reply #3 on: 22/02/2006 00:13:24 »
in the film basic instinct,sharon stone flashed!   Raymond nooooo!!!!!!!!!

RE-HAB IS FOR QUITTERS.
its the drugs,y-know.

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« Reply #4 on: 01/03/2006 12:56:35 »
"" Last Updated: Friday, 24 February 2006, 21:35 GMT  
 
'Jurassic beaver' found in China  
 
The discovery of a beaver-like fossil that lived when the dinosaurs ruled the Earth could challenge some currently accepted ideas on mammal evolution.

Castorocauda lutrasimilis, which was unearthed in China, is a species previously unknown to science.

It dates back to 164 million years ago, a time when mammals were thought to be primitive creatures confined to land.

But this animal was adapted to life in water, meaning scientists may now have to rethink their theories. ""
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4748058.stm

 

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« Reply #5 on: 01/03/2006 12:57:34 »
164 million year old beaver, [insert Wayne Rooney joke here [:)]].

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« Reply #6 on: 01/03/2006 14:35:31 »
See? Beavers are the highest-evolved creatures on the planet. It was us who kicked sh*t out of the dinosaurs & made way for humanids. We taught you all you know about woodwork too! [:D]

Oh, and TUT at the Rooney joke.
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« Reply #7 on: 01/03/2006 22:47:49 »
aahem!!
i beg to differ,it was mr blizzard that taught me how to make wooden toys,not some overgrown goofy rat [:0]

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« Reply #8 on: 01/03/2006 23:19:21 »
Ahhh, but who taught Mr Snowman? [^]
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Re: Being a beaver is good because...
« Reply #9 on: 01/03/2006 23:57:41 »
well what can i say ? BEAVERS ROCK yahyahyahyah

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« Reply #10 on: 02/06/2007 02:54:17 »
yes beavers are cool...but what about polar bears...we need to spend billions on trying to save the north pole...
is getting cold down here

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« Reply #11 on: 02/06/2007 07:49:11 »
...we need to spend billions on trying to save the north pole...

Why? It's cold & wet, there are no decent pubs there, no shops, it's not the most popular of tourist destinations & it's further north than Scotland! And polar bears eat people.

The south pole is far superior. There are shops, restaurants, bars and fwuffy wickle pingwings.
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Being a beaver is good because...
« Reply #12 on: 03/06/2007 00:53:03 »
IDK because I ain't a beaver. LoL.

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« Reply #13 on: 03/06/2007 07:37:06 »
IDK because I ain't a beaver. LoL.

You have my sympathy
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