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Jerry Hull ZZZghull at stny.lrun.com
Tue Feb 2 16:13:31 EST 1999


On Tue, 02 Feb 1999 21:08:16 GMT, malcolm at pigsty.demon.co.uk (Malcolm McMahon)
wrote:

>On Tue, 2 Feb 1999 14:20:40 -0500, "William Thomas" <wthomas at mint.net>
>wrote:
>
>>I often wonder how an eagle, with very little brain power left over after
>>accounting for optics, can accurately make the complex physics calculations
>>required for a 100mph+, 1000' dive to snag a fish that is swimming under
>>water while the defecated light creates an optical illusion as to the
>>position of the fish that varies depending on the fish's depth, the water
>>clarity, and the intensity and angle of the sun.

You gotta look out for that defecated light!

--
Jer
"However far you may travel in this world, you will still occupy 
the same volume of space".  Traditional Ur-Bororo saying.



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