Minnows in water/ indicate old ancestry/ and flowing rivers.
Leiopelma frogs/ jumping cannot tuck their legs/ so they belly flop.
How many women/ Make scientific meetings fair?/ We need many more.
Kudzu from China/ Does American climate/ predict invasion?
Burying beetles/ red and black, care for babies/ by feeding them death.
Treehopper males say ooooh/ Willing females answer mmmm/ in treehopper love.
Why recruit grad students/ When there are few future jobs/ in our colleges?
Have the flowers changed?/ Not Chinese rhododendrons/ or herbaria.
Do you have ten times/ a thousand samples of your/ plant? Sigh, I thought not.
Many plants are gone./ But how can we tell? Test on / Puerto Rico now.
Can we restore our / tropical forests somewhere? /Where is the best place?
Seeds rain down on plots,/ but large uncommon seeds count/ Many big or few small?
Big fish mean big brains/ so take what’s left over/ brain costs, liver doesn’t.
Yeast buds or fissions/ Yet only one can make wine,/ how long ago it split.
Weedy rice shatters/ evolved from indica and aus/, but results vary.
He got to travel/ all over Australia/ for honey eaters.
Where are the species?/ Are they hiding in refuges?/ Does climate drive them?
Pleistocene breaks up/ Amazonian species/ in last glacial max.
If you study life/ what taxon should you select/ and what will you learn?
Speak in a soft voice/ like a friendly confidant/ so people listen.
Niche, refugia/ lineage, geography/ mitochondria.