Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Happy Feet...MY FOOT!!

The mid year exams are finally over and I'm down to my last pile of papers to mark. On the whole, the kids did great...except for the PENGUIN question. They'd learned about the five groups of vertebrates (Mammals, Birds, Fish, Reptiles and Amphibians) ages ago. And you would think that ANYONE would know that a penguin is a bird! But noooooo.....


One extremely misleading tap dancing movie later...

Cute, FURRY penguin....it must be a mammal!
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LOOK! Penguins can fly...wheeeeeee!

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And introducing....


Some lagi blur...classified it under reptile!
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And since the penguin can swim...

It might be a FISH!
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And one observant young fellow decided to be more specific...


Hmmm...same colour.
Similar bodies.
Both have flippers.
Looks about the same.
(except for below-par dental work for one)
Soooooo the penguin is a...
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SHARK!.
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At least in Finding Nemo, the shark looks like a shark!


Happy Feet meets Finding Nemo


Dunno whether to laugh or cry (-: