Note to Self: Reincarnate as Pen-Tailed Shrew
OK, so this doesn't have much to do with our mission statement or whatever, but it's pretty damned cool. Maybe we can get them to start doing some guest reviews or something.
For the last 55 million years, the pen-tailed shrew has survived on a diet consisting of beer.
How's that for an evolutionary bender?
The shrew lives in the forest of Malaysia and feeds on the flowers of the bertam palm. Produced year-round and constantly fermenting, its nectar is about 3.8 percent alcohol -- roughly equivalent to a Sam Adams light.
from the Wired Science Blog
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Posted by Jake Jamieson at July 29, 2008 1:00 PM