Saturday, November 8, 2008
While we're on the topic of realignment. I found this interesting article.
Once famous for their numbers, Norwegian lemmings are disappearing, say scientists, who point an accusing finger at global warming.
The hamster-like rodents burst forth in massive numbers from their sub-Arctic homes every three to five years in a frantic search for food.
The mad dash sometimes causes them to race over clifftops and plummet into the sea, thus giving rise to the theory -- now discounted -- of mass suicide.