pressed peanut sweepings - 2010-09-05 Where I live, the only fossils you ever find are brachiopods and crinoid tube segments, it's fucking boring.
They're much cooler alive.
MrBuddy - 2010-09-06 But it's amazing to think they've been living in the sea for 450,000,000 years.
godot - 2010-09-05 I've seen at most a handful of crinoids in the Carribean.
I've seen possibly tenss of thouands in one dive in Indonesia. Imagine every hard coral plastered with dozens of these things, gripping like velcro to the sea fans etc. Remarkably diverse in coloration, with 3 or 4 species clinging to the same coral.
The Mothership - 2010-09-05 Saigon... shit; I'm still only in Saigon... Every time I think I'm gonna wake up back in the jungle.
Time Travel Mishap - 2010-09-06 Things like this is why I will never say anything bad about BP.