We've had plenty of discussion about text messaging here on the Buzz recently. Here's a video report about a novel use of that technology in Kenya, where a wild elephant sends regular text messages about his whereabouts for an amazing reason. What I don't get is how his big hoofs and type on those little cellphone keypads.

OMG: Here's another video report on a monk seal in Greece that texts reports of her daily activities to an animal shelter that rehabbed her from injuries. And here's a link on that story to a report of a crocodile that sends text messages to scientists. What's come over these animals?

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JGordon says:

Wait... did we already post on the blogging plant, Midori-san? Because there's a plant that "blogs."

Non-sentient life forms are swiping our precious technology right and left.

Here's a link to a story about the blogging plant. And, by the way, "pot plant" means "potted plant" there, okay?

posted on Wed, 11/12/2008 - 11:41am

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