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calendar   Saturday - June 10, 2006

Memo: To All Radical Muslims

You see, fellows - it’s like this ... we don’t have to blow ourselves up to get our “virgins”. In fact, here in America we have lovely lasses like the one below literally jumping into our laps for the price of a few drinks. Yep, we got our hands full with these lovely ladies. In fact, we even let them help out around the house with repair work as you can see below. So you keep wrapping your “gals” up in double-layer burlap sacks and wait for your nookie in the afterlife. I’d rather have mine now. Speaking of now, if you’ll excuse me the Skipper has to get some roof repair work done. My little helper is getting anxxxious. Ciao!

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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 06/10/2006 at 10:03 PM   
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Public Service Announcement

EVERYBODY PANIC!

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BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE ADVISORY NUMBER 2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL012006
1000 AM CDT SAT JUN 10 2006


TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ARE RECOMMENDED FOR THE CUBAN PROVINCES OF PINAR DEL RIO AND THE ISLE OF YOUTH.

INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS ... PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 1000 AM CDT ... 1500Z ... THE POORLY-DEFINED CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE WAS ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.5 NORTH ... LONGITUDE 85.6 WEST OR ABOUT 45 MILES ... 75 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF CABO SAN ANTONIO ON THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH ... 19 KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  THIS MOTION SHOULD BRING THE CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO LATER TODAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH ... 55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS ... AND THE DEPRESSION COULD BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY.  AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT IS SCHEDULED TO INVESTIGATE THE DEPRESSION THIS AFTERNOON. ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1003 MB ... 29.62 INCHES.

AT THIS TIME ... THE MAIN THREAT FROM THE DEPRESSION IS HEAVY RAINFALL.  THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 20 INCHES OVER THE WESTERN HALF OF CUBA ... WITH ISOLATED TOTALS OF 30 INCHES OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.  THIS COULD CAUSE DEVASTATING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.  GRAND CAYMAN ISLAND HAS REPORTED 22.72 INCHES OF RAIN DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS ... AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 5 TO 10 INCHES IS POSSIBLE OVER THE CAYMAN ISLANDS.  RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE NORTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA.  THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL OF 4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE FLORIDA KEYS AND WESTERN FLORIDA FROM SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.


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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 06/10/2006 at 05:29 PM   
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calendar   Wednesday - May 31, 2006

Changing Times

What’s the Difference Between California in 1850 and Today?

A few changes detected in California ----

Do you know what happened this week back in 1850, in California?

California became a state. The State had no electricity. The State had no money. Almost everyone spoke Spanish. There were gun fights in the streets.

So basically, it was just like California is today except the women had real breasts and men didn’t hold hands.

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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 05/31/2006 at 03:54 PM   
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calendar   Saturday - May 27, 2006

Most Ridiculous Headline Of The Week

This little gem comes to us courtesy of the Gulf Daily News, which bills itself as “The Voice Of Bahrain”. I’ll just let you read the story about how the EVIL JOOZ “killed” four fine upstanding young Palestinian men (who probably worked at a baby food factory and were caring for a sick grandmother and blah-blah-blah) ...

Four Killed By Zionists
Saturday, 27 May 2006

GAZA CITY - Four Palestinians were killed in northern Gaza yesterday as Israel fired dozens of artillery shells into the territory. Three men died and five other were wounded in a house when a family member brought in and accidentally set off an unexploded Israeli shell that landed near the area, Palestinian security sources said.

The sources said the men killed were in their twenties, and two were from the same family. No militants were inside the house, the sources said. Earlier in the day, Israeli shelling near the area killed a Palestinian farmer, medics said. Israeli troops have in recent days fired dozens of artillery shells into north Gaza.

Meanwhile, 20-year-old Alaa Hujeir, who was shot by Israeli troops on April 15 when his car tore through a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank, died in a hospital in Amman from his injuries, his family said. The incident happened at the Al Badhan checkpoint in the Nablus area of the northern West Bank.


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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 05/27/2006 at 12:42 PM   
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calendar   Tuesday - May 23, 2006

Coincidentally

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“Coincidence is the word we use when we can’t see the levers and pulleys.”
-- Emma Bull


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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 05/23/2006 at 04:32 PM   
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calendar   Saturday - May 20, 2006

Al Gore Was Right!

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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 05/20/2006 at 03:26 PM   
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calendar   Saturday - March 04, 2006

Criminal Of The Week

The notorious Titty Twister Torturer is going to the big house and it’s about time, I say. This maniac has been on a rampage, brutally twisting the nipples of his friends at school. It’s about time the authorities brought this hardened criminal under control. Yeah, a few days hard time will teach this monster a lesson he won’t forget. The death penalty is too good for this mammary mobster ....

imageimageNipple-Pinching Teen Heads To Juvenile Hall
Boy Pinched, Twisted Another Boy’s Nipple
March 3, 2006

GOLD HILL, Ore. (WESH-TV)

High school student David Thumler is a convicted nipple pincher. He’s going to have to spend four days in juvenile detention for refusing to write a letter explaining himself after twisting the nipple of another boy while they were standing on line at a deli.

Thumler was convicted of offensive physical touching in July 2005. The victim’s parents had complained to Gold Hill police. The Gold Hill, Ore., boy has already served three days of community service emptying trash cans, mowing lawns and shoveling gravel, along with paying a $67 fine for the offense. But he refused to write the letter holding himself accountable, which would have spared him the time in juvee.

Thumler presented a rough draft but balked when told he must also describe his “criminal thought processes.” Thumler said he had no criminal intent because he considered the victim to be a friend at the time.

He said writing it would imply malicious or criminal intent. Thumler, who’s 16, said he was just fooling around. The victim offender program that requires the letter said it prepares teens to be accountable.


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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 03/04/2006 at 04:02 PM   
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calendar   Wednesday - February 15, 2006

The Secret Plan

Ssssshhhhhhh. Quite. You have to keep this one under your hat. You mustn’t tell a soul. Especially any Democrats, Liberals, Leftists or their supporters. You have to swear not to disclose this to anyone at Democratic Underground or Daily KOS. Promise? OK, here’s the scoop. I received the following from Fearless Leader a few minutes ago and it is all becoming clear now. You must do your part to make sure The Secret Plan succeeds. Our Fearless Leader is counting on you all.

From: Karl Rove, Propaganda Minister
To: My Evil Neo-Con Minions
Subject: The Whittington Plan

Phase One of the plan is complete and the Democrats and the Media are swallowing the bait whole. I need your help for step 4 of Phase I, which is already in progress, as you can see. Get out there and do your part to help us make sure the plan succeeds. We’re all counting on you.

The Secret Plan:

Phase I
-- 1. Vice President Cheney “accidentally” shoots hunting partner, Whittington (faked of course)
-- 2. Whittington is secretly whisked to a hospital and kept out of sight (free chamgagne, cookies)
-- 3. Press is told Whittington suffered a heart attack to get them excited (they’ll go for this easily)
-- 4. Rumors are planted to encourage Media and Democrats to call for Cheney’s head (Cheney stays mum to further encourage them)
-- 5. Whittington dies (actually faked and he is secretly taken to Brazil and given lifetime pension to stay in hiding)
Phase II
-- 1. Media and Democrats are encouraged to call for Cheney impeachment (Dick still mum to feed the frenzy)
-- 2. After three months of media frenzy and Democratic Party name-calling Cheney resigns (tearful photo-op at departure)
-- 3. President Bush goes on national TV to mourn the loss of dear friend and plea for calm (need to rehearse Dubya over and over and over)
-- 4. President Bush names Rudolph Giuliani as new Vice President (feed press pictures of Rudy on 9/11)
Phase III
-- 1. In 2008, after tough nomination process (faked) VP Rudy is nominated to run for President (Democrats in disarray)
-- 2. Rudy names Condaleeza Rice as Vice President nominee (Democrats in tears)
-- 3. Giuliani/Rice ticket wins in November 2008, beating out Clinton/Kerry (Democrats on suicide watch)
-- 4. Democrats told to “suck it” for eight more years (Democratic Party self-destructs)

Sincerely,

Karl Rove
Master Strategy Craftsman, Neo-Con’s ‘R’ Us


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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 02/15/2006 at 08:36 PM   
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Most Ridiculous Headline Of The Day

How can anyone use the words “mighty French warship” in a sentence and keep a straight face? That is a phrase that is way up there on the list of oxymorons, right next to “peaceful Muslim” and “honest Democrat”. All descriptions of things that do not exist, never did exist and never will exist. Sacre bleu, mon ami! Que pensaient-ils ? Nous nous rendrions plutôt que combattre!

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February 15, 2006, 6:20 AM EST
PARIS (AP)

When it first took to the seas nearly 50 years ago, the Clemenceau was the crown jewel of French naval prowess. Today, the decommissioned aircraft carrier is an albatross for France amid an uproar over the toxic waste the hulking ship carries. The saga underlines the trouble many countries face in getting rid of retired vessels. It has also become an embarrassment for the French Defense Ministry, which environmentalists criticize for not addressing the potential risks of sending the ship to India for dismantling.

The Clemenceau—now known as the Q 790—first set sail in 1957. Taken out of service in 1997, it is now in the Arabian Sea, having left the French Mediterranean port of Toulon on Dec. 31. Egypt kept the ship from crossing the Suez Canal for more than a week last month before officials there ruled it would not harm the environment. It’s expected to reach a shipbreaking yard in western India early next month, though the ship’s journey has been stalled as French and Indian courts seek to determine how much asbestos is on board and the risks to workers taking it apart.

French officials have said there are 45 tons of asbestos on the ship, but environmentalists put that number at up to 1,000 tons. Environmentalists insist the Clemenceau should have been cleaned up before leaving port and say France’s transfer of the vessel violates the Basel Convention, an international accord on trade in potentially hazardous waste. On Tuesday, President Jacques Chirac’s spokesman announced that the French leader was personally handling the Clemenceau issue, just days before leaving for a visit to India. The spokesman did not explain why Chirac was intervening, but it was a measure of France’s discomfort that he felt the need to get involved.

French Defense Minister Michele Alliot-Marie said France had few options other than sending the ship to India. “There’s no solution for dismantling thousands of warships now rusting in certain places in the world, which is extremely harmful to the environment,” she said Tuesday on Europe-1 radio. “There are no dismantling yards in Europe; none in the United States.” Capt. Lawrence M. Jones, who runs the U.S. Navy’s Inactive Ships Program, corrected her in an Associated Press phone interview, saying his program uses three scrapping yards in the United States.


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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 02/15/2006 at 01:06 PM   
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calendar   Monday - February 13, 2006

Cheesey Jihad

OK, put down your drink. Relax comfortably in your chair. Do a few stretch exercises. Breathe in and out real deeply for several minutes. Shake your arms and legs to release tension and then (and only then) go read Iowahawk’s latest masterpiece ....

imageimageSeething Midwest Explodes Over Lombardi Cartoons

Green Bay, WI - Like a pot of bratwurst left unattended at a Lambeau Field pregame party, simmering tensions in the strife-torn Midwest boiled over once again today as rioting mobs of green-and-gold clad youth and plump farm wives rampaged through Wisconsin Denny’s and IHOPs, burning Texas toast and demanding apologies and extra half-and-half.

The spark igniting the latest tailgate hibachi of unrest: a Texas newsletter’s publication of caricatures of legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. Protestors demonstrated against the images throughout the Badger State yesterday, with violent egging and cow-tipping incidents reported in Oconomowac, Pewaukee, Sheboygan, Ozaukee, Antigo, Oshkosh, Waubeno, Wauwautosa, Waunewoc, Wyocena, Waubeka, and Washawonamowackapeepee.

Some of the most dramatic skirmishes were centered around Kenosha, where a mob of masked snowmobilers invaded the Texas Roadhouse on I-94, briefly holding the margarita machine hostage. They were later seen storming the beverage department at Woodman’s, where they purchased several cases of Point and a pack of Merit menthols, and later at the Brat Stop classic rock/sausage outlet, where they were reported angrily “boogie-ing out” on air guitar to featured entertainment Molly Hatchett.

But by far the fiercest demonstration took place in Green Bay’s Lambeau Shrine parking lot where throngs of Packer faithful burned Texas flags and effigies of Roger Staubach as Lutheran pastors led them in chants of “Those who defame the Vince suck” and “Favre is Great.” Many of the frenzied demonstrators were seen ritualistically beating themselves with mozzarella sticks.

The crowd eventually dispersed, lured away by local supper clubs and the nickel slots of nearby Oneida Bingo Casino, but Pastor Doug Schmidtke of Fond Du Lac’s Grand Lutheran Temple threatened continued community unrest “until the infidels of Texas deliver an apology. And the head of Tom Landry in a paper bag.”

While the curd-strewn streets of Green Bay remain calm for the moment, a startled Texas government official—speaking on terms of anonymity—said that they would work with other developed states to find a solution to tensions “before the situation erupts into a full-fledged clash of civilizations.”

- There’s more (much more) to this story here ...


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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 02/13/2006 at 04:30 PM   
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calendar   Tuesday - February 07, 2006

Ice Age Conspiracy

Two stories to relate to you this morning. The first one comes from a scientist in Russia who says we’re about to enter another little Ice Age due to less heat coming from the sun. I just happened to see this right after getting my weekly updates from Scientific American (more on that below) ....

Scientist predicts ‘mini Ice Age’
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Feb. 7 (UPI)

A Russian astronomer has predicted that Earth will experience a “mini Ice Age” in the middle of this century, caused by low solar activity. Khabibullo Abdusamatov of the Pulkovo Astronomic Observatory in St. Petersburg said Monday that temperatures will begin falling six or seven years from now, when global warming caused by increased solar activity in the 20th century reaches its peak, RIA Novosti reported.

The coldest period will occur 15 to 20 years after a major solar output decline between 2035 and 2045, Abdusamatov said. Dramatic changes in the earth’s surface temperatures are an ordinary phenomenon, not an anomaly, he said, and result from variations in the sun’s energy output and ultraviolet radiation.

The Northern Hemisphere’s most recent cool-down period occurred between 1645 and 1705. The resulting period, known as the Little Ice Age, left canals in the Netherlands frozen solid and forced people in Greenland to abandon their houses to glaciers, the scientist said.

Now, really! Ordinarily you’d read that and shrug it off as more madness from some Russian scientist who’s on the dole and begging for research money after the fall of the Evil Empire, wouldn’t you? Especially in light of the fact that it totally contradicts everything Al Gore has been telling us, right? But wait! What’s this .... ?

SPOTLESS SUN
(SPACEWEATHER.COM)

The sunspot number has been zero for nine consecutive days--the longest stretch of blank suns since October 1996. This is a clear sign that solar minimum has arrived. Solar activity should remain low, although surprises are possible. Scientists track solar cycles by counting sunspots—cool planet-sized areas on the Sun where intense magnetic loops poke through the star’s visible surface.

Very few sunspots were seen on the Sun from about 1645 to 1715 (see chart below). Although the observations were not as extensive as in later years, the Sun was in fact well observed during this time and this lack of sunspots is well documented. This period of solar inactivity also corresponds to a climatic period called the “Little Ice Age” when rivers that are normally ice-free froze and snow fields remained year-round at lower altitudes. There is evidence that the Sun has had similar periods of inactivity in the more distant past. The connection between solar activity and terrestrial climate is an area of on-going research.

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It was at this point that a strange tinfoil hat flew out of my closet and landed on my head. With a flash, the answer hit me! It’s a conspiracy by the Looney Left and MOOS-lim radicals to trick us into extinction so they can take over the world.

As evidence I present: (1) The morons at PETA want to force us all to give up our fur coats and wear nothing but lightweight cotton; (2) Al Gore and his Lunatic Environwhackos are trying to throw us off with crap about “glowball warming” so we won’t see the approaching doom from a frozen world; (3) The MOOS-lims are trying to drive us out of the Middle East ‘cause they know that’s the only place that won’t be frozen under a glacier in a few years; (4) The Democrats are up to something - I just know it. They’ve been too quiet lately.

So there! The Skipper reports, you decide. Let’s see if we can start a comment thread to rival most of the crap over at Democratic Underwear.


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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 02/07/2006 at 04:04 PM   
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calendar   Friday - February 03, 2006

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

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Gunmen Shut EU Gaza Office Over Cartoons
Editors in Jordan, France fired for reprinting Mohammad spoofs
Thursday, February 2, 2006 11:52 p.m. EST (04:52 GMT)
JERUSALEM (CNN)

Palestinian gunmen Thursday shut down the European Union’s office in Gaza City, demanding an apology for German, French and Norwegian newspapers reprinting cartoons featuring the prophet Mohammad, Palestinian security sources said. The gunmen left a notice on the EU office’s door that the building would remain closed until Europeans apologize to Muslims, many of whom consider the cartoons offensive.

Muslims consider it sacrilegious to produce a likeness of the Prophet Mohammad. CNN has chosen to not show the cartoons out of respect for Islam.

Masked members of the militant groups Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the armed wing of the Palestinians’ former ruling party, Fatah, fired bullets into the air, and a man read the group’s demands. Palestinian officials said the gunmen were threatening to kidnap European workers if the European Union did not apologize.


The Skipper believes that respect is earned, not demanded and as long as Muslims seem bent on conquering the world, re-establishing the Caliphate and ramming their religion down everyone else’s throats, then the gloves are off. If Muslims want my respect then they damn well better start acting like they deserve it. Until then they can drink camel urine for all I care (yes, that’s in the Quran also). As for CNN (Chickenshit Numbnuts News), I have had no respect for them since Bernard Shaw retired. So there! Put that in your bloody, damned fatwah and smoke it!


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From: “Mohammed’s Believe It Or Else”


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“Image Problem” by Cox & Forkum

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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 02/03/2006 at 07:09 AM   
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calendar   Saturday - January 28, 2006

Liberal Lunatic Contest

Which Fictional Duo Does This Picture Remind You Of?

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Contest rules: All entries must be submitted by members of the human race (no exceptions) and all contestants must have a demonstrable IQ not less than the largest two-digit prime number. Residents of Massachusetts or members of their families or pets are disqualified from entering. Entries must be submitted in the comments in the form of “XXX” and “YYY”. References to “Dumb and Dumber” will not be considered as that is too obvious. Entries must be submitted by 2013, the year we make contact. Please type plainly and seal your entry before depositing in the comments. Entries will be evaluated based on the following criteria, in no particular order: creativity, accuracy, lunacy. Void where prohibited by Liberal Democrats, none of whom believe in freedom of speech for anyone but themselves.


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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 01/28/2006 at 10:03 AM   
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calendar   Tuesday - January 24, 2006

Nuts!

Hidden deep in this scientific breakthrough is the reason why Conservatives are so much smarter than Liberals. And why jocks are such jerks. I present this scientific knowledge to you for your education ... and also because I couldn’t resist the chance to paraphrase the esteemed Dr. Pitnick below for letting me know that when it comes to testicles “there are no free lunches” ....

imageimageSize Does Matter in Bats’ Evolution
January 24, 2006, 4:27 AM EST
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP)

For some male bats, sexual prowess comes with a price—smaller brains. A research team led by Syracuse University biologist Scott Pitnick found that in bat species where the females are promiscuous, the males boasting the largest testicles also had the smallest brains. Conversely, where the females were faithful, the males had smaller testes and larger brains.

“It turns out size does matter,” said Pitnick, whose findings were published in December in “Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Science,” an online journal. The study offers evidence that males—at least in some species—make an evolutionary trade-off between intelligence and sexual prowess, said David Hoskens, a biologist at the Centre for Ecology and Conservation at the University of Exeter in England and a leading authority on bats’ mating behavior.

“Bats invest an enormous amount in testis, and the investment has to come from somewhere. There are no free lunches,” said Hoskens, who did not participate in the study. The relationship between the breeding system and relative brain size has received little investigation, said Pitnick, who teaches evolution and population biology and researches topics such as sexual selection and sexual conflict.

Bats are the second largest group of mammals (behind rodents) with about 1,000 known species. Because of their exceptional navigational and flying abilities, bats have been the subject of countless studies, providing Pitnick and his colleagues—Kate Jones of Columbia University and Gerald Wilkinson of the University of Maryland—with a bounty of data without having to slink off into caves.

Pitnick’s team looked at 334 species of bats and found a convincing contrast in testes size. In species with monogamous females, males had testes starting at 0.11 percent of their body weight and ranging up to 1.4 percent. But in species where the females had a large number of mates, Pitnick found testes ranged from 0.6 percent to 8.5 percent of the males’ mass (in the Rafinesque’s big-eared bat).

“If female bats mate with more than one male, a sperm competition begins,” Pitnick said. “The male who ejaculates the greatest number of sperm wins the game, and hence many bats have evolved outrageously big testes.” Promiscuity is known to make a difference in testicle size in some other mammals. For example, chimpanzees are promiscuous and have testicles that are many times larger than those of gorillas, in which a single dominant male has exclusive access to a harem of females.

Large brains, meanwhile, are metabolically costly to develop and maintain. Pitnick’s research suggested that in those bat species with promiscuous females, the male’s body used more of its energy to enhance the testes—giving it the greater adaptive advantage—and lacked the energy it needed to further develop the brain. The study found that in more monogamous species, the average male brain size was about 2.6 percent of body weight, while in promiscuous species, the average size dipped to 1.9 percent.


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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 01/24/2006 at 11:28 AM   
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Oh, and here's some kind of visitor flag counter thingy. Hey, all the cool blogs have one, so I should too. The Visitors Online thingy up at the top doesn't count anything, but it looks neat. It had better, since I paid actual money for it.
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