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Real live mystery being- what is it?

The cover image of my new book "Life On Other Worlds" is an unretouched photo of an actual living being. I have verified this. The book's main subject is the forms life on other worlds may take. For the cover I wanted something out of this world. And I came up with this photo. The question is, what is it? And how did it come into existence? These are real life mystery questions. You are invited to Post your ideas on this.

 

Very truly,

 

Phillip Duke Ph.D.

 

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It's a bird with a dog's head Photo-Shopped onto it.

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dulcinea3, it is sweet of you to post your reply, thank you. The question remains, where did it come from? Did it fly out of a flying saucer? How is such a thing possible? The existence of such a being  has long been considered an impossibility, due to the differences between the genetics of a (small) bird and a dog.

 

In my book "Life On Other Worlds" I state that the forms of life found on other Earth type worlds will depend primarily on that world's age, and to a lesser extent on specific environmental circumstances. Life based on reactions of tetrahedral carbon atom bonded compounds in water, will be similar there as well as here.

 

I also discuss life based on carbon but without water, in liquid ammonia or methane, such as might exist on Jupiter. And even more unusual, the possibility of life based on silicon, not carbon. That would have to be different.

 

You have named the creature, and your name is very appropriate. But the mystery remains as to its origin.

 

In appreciation of your Post, if you contact me with your email address, I will gift the ebook to you. Thanks again for your Post. drpduke@wmconnect.com.

220px-Stargate_Unas.jpg

 

There is no mystery concerning this being- it is a "Unas" from the TV series Startgate.

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Sorry, I don't do ebooks, but thanks for the offer.

 

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Thanks for the pictures. You might want to think about "doing ebooks" since so many authors are publishing there. My POD print book "Tales Of Evil and Good" is available from other booksellers.

 

(Sorry - I had to go in and edit the last bit. B&N doesn't allow any competitors - i.e. booksellers - to be mentioned by name here. - Becke)

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AMAZING, Dulcinea! They Are Real!

 

(I feel like the red M&M -heehee :smileyhappy:)

 

 

 

 

 "...is an unretouched photo of an actual living being. I have verified this."

Oh Phillip. You do make me laugh!! :smileyvery-happy:

 

 

 

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