Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> __/ On Saturday 27 August 2005 18:06, [Blinky the Shark] wrote : \__
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> __/ On Saturday 27 August 2005 16:53, [Edwin van der Vaart] wrote :
>>>> That's a blind attack :o)
>>> __/ On Saturday 27 August 2005 17:14, [Blinky the Shark] wrote : \__
>>>> Google keyphrase "nictating membrane".
>>> Yes, that's the one! Why don't they just wear goggles like normal
>>> animals? No... they have to be so special and smoke a cigar...
>> Or a cigarette. First photo:
> My memory betrayed me.
Ah. I didn't realize you were alluding to that photo. Thought it was
just happy coincidence. :)
>> And, relevant to this subthread, see second paragraph, "Why 'Blinky
>> the Shark'?"
> Never read that before. Made me laugh. Ta.
I exist but to serve.
And a link in that paragraph is to an off-site ref: "Sharks don't blink.
They have upper and lower eyelids, but these lids don't move and don't
close over the eye. When biting prey, some sharks protect their eyes
with a third eyelid called the nictitating membrane."
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