Oddities News Archive - September 29, 2011
Koalas have a well-earned reputation for being dopey. Sleeping 19 hours out of every 24, and feeding for 3 of the remaining 5 hours, there doesn't seem to be much time for anything else in their lethargic lifestyle: that is until the mating season.
Word of the Day
- Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.