Re: Salamanders (Was: Gnomes)
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, July 17, 2005, 2:57|
On Jul 16, 2005, at 2:31 PM, Joseph Bridwell wrote:
>>> Some real-life salamanders, at least,
>>> seem to be able to withstand fire for
>>> short periods by secreting some kind
>>> of bodily fluid.
>> Can you provide a reference for this?
>> All my sources say it's a myth, perhaps
>> resulting from salamanders hibernating
>> amongst logs which were then burned.
> Your sources are correct. Like toads causing warts, this too is 100%
I may have misunderstood my source, but i doubt it. This isn't some
kind of magical fire-shield i'm talking about here. This is the same
thing as licking your fingers and using them to put out a wick. Just
I'm trying to find the source, will get back to yall when i get it.
"curiosity is not a sin,
but we should exercise caution with our curiosity."
~ dumbledore in "harry potter and the goblet of fire"