Going going gone.

Scientists estimate that 150-200 species (plant, insect, bird, and mammal)
become extinct every day. This rate is unlike anything we’ve seen since dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago.

I just slay myself!  Anyway, 


33 thoughts on “Going going gone.

    1. Two species living on humans have been identified: Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis, both frequently referred to as eyelash mites.
      I’m remembering a momma’s view made a post about them things living on human eyelashes! I’ll go see if I can find her post.

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      1. After reading abou them, I feel guilty about washing my face…
        They live in the pores or deep tiny holes in your skin and come out at night and feed on the dry skin. Mostly, they’re harmless. Humans have an entire ecological system living on them!

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  1. UGH THUMB UGH!!!!!

    Wikipedia says: Tardigrades (/ˈtɑːrdɪˌɡreɪd/; also known as water bears or moss piglets) are water-dwelling, eight-legged, segmented micro-animals. They were first discovered by the German pastor Johann August Ephraim Goeze in 1773. The name Tardigrada (meaning “slow stepper”) was given three years later by the Italian biologist Lazzaro Spallanzani. They have been found everywhere from mountaintops to the deep sea, from tropical rain forests to the Antarctic….Wikipedia
    Their article also said a suborder of this “whatever” are the sloth.


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