Bombardier Beetle

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+4 1. Natan_el_Tigre commented 11 years ago

Neat, that little guy is the Peter North of the Carabidae family:
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+29 2. PaterSin commented 11 years ago

and whats the point of him shooting himself? >:)
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-5 3. sbrucecaboose commented 11 years ago

Sir David!!
(and raise a pint ala Sir Arthur)
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+5 4. zf1 commented 11 years ago

:warning: please lay off the insulting comments, thank you
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-13 5. Jabafara commented 11 years ago

Yet another Planet Earth clip... Again... :|
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0 6. Tehnol commented 11 years ago

But he was shooting himself in the head! how did he survive? :(|)
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0 7. elbun commented 11 years ago

he learned that in college...
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+2 8. zerorain commented 11 years ago

wow at the end it looks like luffy's gear second
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0 9. dragonon commented 11 years ago

#4 you welcome... thanks that you removed it.
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+2 10. mothali commented 11 years ago

Hole new meaning to "the ring of fire"...
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-2 11. mmmendal commented 11 years ago

FYI This beetle is used extensively in support of creationism:

You can also see the mechanics of his defense mechanism in the video.
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+2 12. Usdevildoggmc commented 11 years ago

I wonder if the beetle enjoys it every time it has to spray that toxic shit on its face first before it hits anything else.
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+1 13. Calvinius commented 11 years ago

How cool would be if human could spray acid from his but!? :D
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-2 14. PortugaL26 commented 11 years ago

#13 except the acid part, that also happens to us when we have a severe diarrhea. >:)
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+4 15. Kendiana commented 11 years ago

Animals are immune to the effects generated by their own chemical related defense mechanisms.
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+3 16. Dauntless commented 11 years ago

Same thing happens to me every time I have a curry >:)
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+3 17. Rigel commented 11 years ago

#11 ur video has been disproved,
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+1 18. Vizzer commented 11 years ago

Why does this have to turn into a creationism vs. evolution? I thought this argument was invalid on both parts... The old testament isn't supposed to be taken literally, and evolution can't explain everything. I thought the two were understood to run parallel?
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+4 19. patriotaus commented 11 years ago

@17 Creationism can't be proved wrong, your are supposing their beliefs are based on facts. They invent lies to support their beliefs, and when disproven, they make new lies in their place. They made a list of 10 'Facts' which scientists can't prove that evolution was the agent in the development, and they were all proved to be caused due to evolution. Creationists look for questions which haven't been answered yet. Their main logic is based on Argumentum Ad Ignorantiam.