Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Wednesday Wordage

What's the common thread?
a) Cryptobranchus alleganiensis
b) Eptatretus stoutii
c) Fuligo spp.
d) Okra

Highlight for answer:  C. alleganiensis is the hellbender salamander, aka "snot otter," E. stoutii is the Pacific slime hag, Fuligo is a slime mold, and Okra is, well, okra.  There was an article on the radio today that used the term snot otter, and I just love it. 

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