Ninny Break: No, This is not a Dinosaur

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This enormous fish, a whale shark, the biggest fish in the world, is not a dinosaur. Honest.

I stumbled upon this picture when it was used to advertise a youtube video titled, “Ten Real Dinosaurs Found.” It’s over half an hour long, and that’s why I haven’t posted it.

The whale shark really is that big, but it is not a dinosaur. For all its colossal size, it is a harmless plankton-feeder. There are also photo-shopped pictures of a whale shark attacking people, to eat them. That has never happened. Plankton-eaters do not eat large mammals.

What does it say about our general education level, that a fish is presented to us as a dinosaur? I mean, how dumb is that?

Nature is interesting enough without the baloney.

I’m Mr. Nature, and I’ve approved this message.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

One response to “Ninny Break: No, This is not a Dinosaur

  • UnKnowable

    There is a former science teacher that is also a young-earth creationist and teaches not only that dinosaurs were contemporaries of humans, but that they still exist. His arguments are compelling, but that doesn’t make them true. As I see it, there is enough wonderful, amazing evidence of a Creator without trying to improve upon the facts.

    It would be fun to see a stegosaurus in the flesh, but I’m not expecting it to happen anytime soon. 🙂

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