Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Gramps? Is That You?

Won't be posting much for the rest of the week, Christmas stuff and the like. Make free with the sidebar and the archives, if you're stuck for entertainment.

But before I head off, I've just found this on the BBC's website...

"A fossil uncovered in China suggests mammals were trying out flight at about the same time - or even earlier - than birds, the team reports in Nature.

The researchers said the squirrel-sized animal, which lived at least 125 million years ago, used a fur-covered skin membrane to glide through the air...

The resemblance is just... uncanny.

Flying Rodent

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