Australia’s marsupials ‘dropped from trees’ to attack prey, study findsFebruary 16, 2016 Tim WorstallScience9 CommentsDidn’t we know this already? previousSo, picking your brains over ad ratesnextOur 0.2 of a professor doesn’t even understand the word “macroeconomics” 9 thoughts on “Australia’s marsupials ‘dropped from trees’ to attack prey, study finds” dearieme February 16, 2016 at 11:19 am Are they as deadly as pear drops? Steve February 16, 2016 at 12:12 pm This is exactly how Rolf Harris snared his victims. Gamecock February 16, 2016 at 12:43 pm ‘Didn’t we know this already?’ No, it is only through ‘studies’ that we can learn. Ltw February 16, 2016 at 12:59 pm We imported domestic cats to fight off the drop bears 🙂 Although, and it’s a very unpopular truth lately, the majority of large marsupials in Australia were killed off by the first settlers (in harmony with the land, etc). I’m quite frankly surprised that koalas survived long enough to be protected. Jorb February 16, 2016 at 1:15 pm But the really dangerous ones are the scrub mullet TomJ February 16, 2016 at 1:51 pm The best pun I saw on Twitter yesterday: I passed my genetic engineering exam with flying koalas. Grikath February 16, 2016 at 3:24 pm Ltw: That may be because Koalas, by all accounts, are inedible. And really cranky bastards when you disturb their Buzz… 😉 John Galt February 17, 2016 at 4:20 am Still got the scars from my encounter with a drop bear in Darwin. That shit ain’t funny. Gamecock February 18, 2016 at 12:16 am Is this April 1? I’ve never heard of drop bears. You guys making this up? Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.