The latest Pine Island Glacier (PIG) iceberg [Berglet] may be pulling out into the Southern Ocean. “If the iceberg did follow this trajectory, it would bring the Singapore-size ice island into busy international shipping lanes.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24912233)

And now the traffic news: tail lights are coming on in the Drake Passage…


“Scientists have been waiting for the PIG [Pine Island Glacier, Antarctic] to calve since October 2011 when they first noticed a spectacular crack spreading across its surface.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23249909)

A pig calving? 21 months gestation? My bovinebergophobia is relapsing.