Published August 12, 2014
In this photo of con-joined dolphin taken by gym teacher Tugrul Metin, while he was vacationing during the first few days of August 2014, in the Aegean Sea coastal town of Dikili, Izmir province of Turkey.AP/Tugrul Metin
ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish media reports say Turkish scientists will examine a two-headed dolphin that washed up on a beach in western Turkey.
The private Dogan news agency said the remains of conjoined dolphin calf were discovered on a beach in Dikili, near the Aegean city of Izmir last week by a vacationing gym teacher.
Marine biologists at Akdeniz University will study the dolphin.
Ellen Goethel, a marine biologist and owner of the Oceanarium said calico lobsters are the “second most rare lobster” in the world, after albino lobsters.AP
HAMPTON, N.H. – A fisherman has caught a rare lobster that’s bright orange with dark blue spots.
Josiah Beringer found the calico lobster in one of his traps on July 23 in the mouth of New Hampshire’s Hampton Harbor. He donated the 1.5-pound, 5-year-old male lobster to the Explore the Ocean World Oceanarium in Hampton.
Beringer tells the Portsmouth Herald the lobster was found in an area known as Washerwoman Rock, an area between two rocks that gets its name from its “really rough” and “washing machine”-like waters.
The aquarium’s Ellen Goethel says calico lobsters are the second rarest in the world, after albino lobsters. She says the spots are the result of a genetic pigmentation mutation occurring in 1 in every 30 million to 50 million lobsters.
Instead of cute dogs this Monday, we have a collection of the ever popular dog shaming pictures.