One man's trash A lizard's sh*t is another man's treasure a PhD student's doctoral thesis! Daniel Bennett is suing Leeds University for (s)crapping 5 years worth of rare lizard poop he collected from the Butaan lizard, thought to be extinct for more than 100 years. By studying its excrement, he could extrapolate (ex-crapolate?) "using clues to estimate dietary patterns, population size and structure, and activity areas." One day, Daniel came back from doing fieldwork and noticed his desk space had been cleared of personal items and, as he put it, "my 35kg bag of lizard sh*t." He completed his thesis, but is looking for larger compensation than the university has already offered. Click here to read more about this guy's sh*tty luck.