Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for June 12, 2019


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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 15 days ago

    You can start fish farms.

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    Kaladin Stormblessed  15 days ago

    Yay, the crocs are back!!

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus  Premium Member 15 days ago

    They’ll still have the Vatican .

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    B UTTONS  15 days ago

    Create shoreline bicycle paths for cyclist Jef

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    JasonBall  15 days ago

    It seems Pastis has been forgetting about them too lately, haha. Almost every day is a very cynical rat/pig strip now.

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    Ksandler4570  15 days ago

    Fortunately, we don’t really have to worry about this happening.

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    comics001  15 days ago

    Not me. Welcome back, Crocs!

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    magdala666  15 days ago

    It’s an ill wind that blows nobody good.

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    Gent  15 days ago

    So, this has been a croc conspiracy all along, eh?

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    Gent  15 days ago

    Before you dance with glee, are you sure you’re saltwater crocs?

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    Ignatz Premium Member 15 days ago

    Remember: It’s the SCIENTISTS who are lying about science. Not the CEOs of polluting industries, who would NEVER lie. Rush Limbaugh says so.

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    wllilly1960  15 days ago

    …There’s NO SUCH THING as clmste change! It was all made up by the Smerica-hating, tree-hugger, liberal media and China! My friends from the oil company.say do and you can believe them! Lock her up! Lock her up! Build that wall! Woo! Woo! It snowed somewhere – that proves it.

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    Nighthawks Premium Member 15 days ago

    does sound rather idiotic, doesn’t it?

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    Brass Orchid Premium Member 15 days ago

    Global cooling has already caused a great deal of sea rise, as a consequence of inland aridity, of course. Without the energy to force water vapor far inland, you get near-shore storms of greater intensity and frequency, coastal erosion, glacial recession, desertification, atmospheric warming and the increase of GHGs such as CO2 and CH4. Fortunately, the warming caused by aridity will ultimately reverse the cooling. We should see the deserts starting to green up again in another two thousand years or so, and probably a new ice age in ten to twelve thousand as the increased cooling capacity of inland fresh water resources reaches its peak level.

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    Sephten  15 days ago

    Over here we’re paying £1.30 a litre for petrol, which works out around £5.90 a gallon, or $7.50. If that’s any consolation, Otto …

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    B.comics.61  15 days ago

    They said “underwater,” Larry, not “under beer.”

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    YippiKiAyMofo  15 days ago

    The alpha predators will always survive. The beta males will go down with the sheep.

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    rayhendon  15 days ago

    Your comment about "all the experts cannot be true. Experts disagree with each other much of the time.

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    Zebrastripes  15 days ago

    ZEBA! Finally! And the crocs say WE WILL SURVIVE…..

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    plus4  15 days ago

    A rule of thumb I have learned over many years: If something is portrayed in popular media as being “scientific,” but is nonetheless questioned by a significant percentage of the population (and by a fair number of scientists as well), then it’s a very good bet that it’s not really scientific at all; rather, it’s an unscientific idea that is being sold by use of that ever-persuasive label of “science.”

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    Dave M  15 days ago

    I’m not going to argue about climate change. I just question whether the coasts are really “the worlds most productive land.”

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    Radish Premium Member 15 days ago

    The oceans will only rise 300 feet if all the snow and ice melts.

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    Zebrastripes  15 days ago

    There’s already signs of climate change..levels in oceans have risen, water temps are warmer, which in turn is killing the coral reefs, sea life, etc. the GREAT BARRIER REEF is suffering from massive coral reefs dying off…. too bad trump and other GOP administrations have concealed and or altered the truth to the scientists reports. The warming waters underneath the ice in Antarctica is the cause of them melting at a rapid rate….this may be cyclical but it has reached a point more so than ever before. If the truth and facts are presented to the ignorant greedy people in Govt, they don’t know what to do with them. With the GOP there’s never a plan A or B! They’re more worried about their cronies and collecting bribe monies…they’re in it for their own agendas….

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    jtt  15 days ago

    Hmm. Somehow it seems fitting that the Pearls crocs should inherit the earth. ;-)

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    jonesbeltone  15 days ago

    Me luv crocs!

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    mommadillo  15 days ago

    It’s the croc’s world – we just live in it.

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    TheMightyGorga  15 days ago

    Ah, so much science fiction in the comics these days…

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    Blot  15 days ago

    wow! that was a quick crocs request! thanks!

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    Cmcmail2000  15 days ago

    The climate was completely static until we started using SUV’s, said no evidence, ever.

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    Al Nala  15 days ago

    And if it causes the oceans to lower??? More arable land. (The HORROR!! The horror…)

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    bobdingus  15 days ago

    …and here come the frogs in their frying pans.

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    jamestipton222  15 days ago

    Whose ox did you gore? 43 replies? I’m not gonna look at them.

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    Snoots  15 days ago

    Humorously coincidental, in today’s comic strips:

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    mail2jbl  15 days ago

    The Crocs are like cockroaches.

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    rubenmenchaca  15 days ago

    And 10 years ago we were all supposed to be dead as well according to the experts.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 15 days ago

    I had no idea there were so many climate change deniers on Go Comics. You people must get your information from the funny papers.

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    Godfreydaniel  15 days ago

    My theory is that Pastis stopped using the crocs because he’d over-used them, and he stopped using Zebra because the stripes take a little longer to draw. (First appearance of Zebra in how many months?) As for the climate change deniers, I don’t read those comments. Extremely stupid people depress me.

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    Sharon L. Smatusek Harris  15 days ago

    Seriously — if they’re all that’s thriving at that point — we are WORSE than “just” doomed…

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    hariseldon59  15 days ago

    Background music for this strip:. Crocodile Rock.

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    Bookworm  15 days ago

    Except for a few species, most crocs cannot survive (for long) in a salt water environment. Of course, evolution and natural selection would eventually remedy that one way or another.

    Oh wait; like climate change, evolution and natural selection are just theories. That is to say, “fake news.” So no worries, right? /s

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    pchemcat  15 days ago

    Ice takes up more space than water because of hydrogen-bonding. If all the ice were to melt, why would the oceans rise considering over 90% of an iceberg is under water already.

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    gerlach5  15 days ago

    However, these crocs are almost certainly Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus), which are specifically freshwater crocodiles. Thus, if the sea rose significantly, they would not be able to tolerate this half-submerged condition in saltwater.

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    KevDoneIt  15 days ago

    You missed that the “experts” are not really experts in the field of climate or even weather. (thiink Al Gore) Definition of expert. Ex is a has been and a spirt is a drip under pressure.

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    twerply  15 days ago

    You’ll see in 2150

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    Sisyphos  14 days ago

    And the Crocs do a walk-on, or prance-on, or run-on.

    Not yet a “climate disaster,” though….

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    Dapperdan61  Premium Member 14 days ago

    Perhaps we can all grow gills in our necks to breathe underwater like Kevin Costner did in Waterworld

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