Natural History Books-“The Shark and the Jellyfish” and “Dawn Light”

Lonely Beach

I have loved and read natural history books since I was a small boy. In my teens, I discovered the natural history writing of the great anthropologist Loren Eiseley.  His writings and outlook made a huge impression on me. You can read some excerpts from his books at my Metta Refuge blog: The Star Thrower Finding … Continue reading

Megalodon Shark Demands Rematch with Predator X and “Moby Dick” Sperm Whale!

Predator X Crushing Bite

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! C. megalodon mega-shark demands rematch with old nemesis Predator X.  Says newly discovered “Moby Dick” sperm whale is all tooth and no bite! Extra!  Read all about it! OK, having a little fun here! Yesterday’s post was: Does prehistoric “Moby Dick” sperm whale dethrone the mighty Predator X? In … Continue reading

Does prehistoric “Moby Dick” sperm whale dethrone the mighty Predator X?

Prehistoric Moby Dick

Forget about the satwater crocodile: Forget about Sarcosuchus, the 30 foot long prehistoric SuperCroc: Forget about today’s white sharks: Forget about the prehistoric shark C. megalodon: Forget about the mighty T-Rex: When it comes to the Bad Dude of Bites, no creature that ever lived can match the mighty pliosaur called Predator X: Thought to have … Continue reading