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Old 19th November 2018, 08:47 AM   #1
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Scientists unravel secret of cube-shaped wombat faeces

https://www.theguardian.com/science/...-wombat-faeces

An early contender for next year’s IgNobels?
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Old 19th November 2018, 08:53 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Mojo View Post
An early contender for next year’s IgNobels?
I'd say odds-on favourite. Have you nominated it?

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Old 19th November 2018, 09:38 AM   #3
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pretty awesome, thanks for that.
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Old 19th November 2018, 10:42 AM   #4
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But what about faeces-shaped wombats or wombat-shaped cubes?
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Old 19th November 2018, 10:47 AM   #5
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What a crap article! I had to do my own search to see the poo.

Here.


So just a square extrusion, then?
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Old 19th November 2018, 10:49 AM   #6
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But what about faeces-shaped wombats or wombat-shaped cubes?
Maybe it's a Combat Wombat.

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Old 19th November 2018, 12:01 PM   #8
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Old 19th November 2018, 07:39 PM   #9
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This reminds me somewhat of the unique and rarely seen "Oooh-Aargh" bird, so called because it lays square eggs.
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Old 19th November 2018, 08:12 PM   #10
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This reminds me somewhat of the unique and rarely seen "Oooh-Aargh" bird, so called because it lays square eggs.
How very drôle. You know to the Wombats this isn't funny! I imagine with their secret out, they are literally ******** bricks right now!
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Old 20th November 2018, 03:48 PM   #11
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Bugga, they are onto us, we Ozzies had a cunning plan, we were training our wombats to poo cubes and take over the housing industry by putting brick makers out of business worldwide....

Now you lot have gone and splashed it all over the interwebs!!!
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Now you've gone and blurted out the details ya galah!

May your chooks turn into emus and kick down yer dunny.
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Does anyone ever think Australia is where God tried out all those ideas that sounded good after a night drinking down the pub with his mates?
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Does anyone ever think Australia is where God tried out all those ideas that sounded good after a night drinking down the pub with his mates?

Too bad he never got around to creating a creature that nests in little houses it builds out of conveniently cubic wombat feces.
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Old 28th November 2018, 01:56 PM   #16
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