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shot this video in
2010, shortly after Amy Wethington, John Wise and I discovered a new
freshwater snail "in our own backyard," Physa carolinae.
I stopped by to see our good friend Bobby Martin of Martin Microscope
at the Society For Freshwater Science meeting in Milwaukee in May of
2015. And we got to talking, and one thing led to another.
And two months later, out popped a 5:57 video of an individual Physa acuta
crawling around in circles.
Have you ever seen the Jimmy Kimmel gag, "Celebrities Read Mean
Tweets?" That bit of late-night foolishness seems to have
inspired the students who
2015 CisternYard Video, featuring four
perfectly ordinary college
professors and yours truly:
...Be sure to watch for the "come-back" after the credits!