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I was under the impression that the only arboreal classes of molluscs were Gastropoda and Bivalva. Fossil evidence exists for bush-dwelling scaphopods, which apparently flourished in the Early Cretaceous.
 

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there is no way a cephalopod could live in a tree... oh wait.. there is a thread about squibbons is there not?
 
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I don't believe we are quite there yet Colin! :P Just a few more centruies to go......... and 1,000,000,000,000 post on TONMO.....but by that time it will be the sea creatures who have moved on to land and taken over TONMO!!!!! :shock:
 

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That's right..... Evidence is amounting for the existence of highly evolved trilobites. Apparently at the end of the Permian instead of going extinct the trilobites were amassing intelligence at such a rate, they not only became self-aware but attained the ability to control their metabolism to such an extent that they could convert themselves to other forms of matter. It is speculated that trilobites achieved uber-intelligence and converted themselves to cloud-form and regularly drift above us observing our day-to-day activities and plotting.

Next time you look up and see cirrostratus clouds, just remember you are being watched by our bug-eyed arthropodian forbearers......
 

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You like fine, but you smell like a brewery.

My mom used to say that to me every Saturday/Sunday morning. Funny, though, because a brewery tends not to smell like that.
 

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