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Jun 11, 2020

Don’t Kill The Spider

Jun 3, 2020

Baby Koala Named Hope as Tribute to Australia Wildfires

Meet Hope, the little koala offering up a little bit of good news for a species devastated by Australia’s wildfires. Hope was born at Zoo Miami in May, and was originally named Joey. But when the little one emerged from its mother’s pouch for the first time recently, the zoo felt we could all use a little more hope.

May 26, 2013

Deer Found In Stomach Of 12 Feet Killed Python

I think they should take the time to sharpen that knife instead of screwing up that snakes dinner.

Jan 26, 2012

Patra’s Dilemma

Diane is a good friend of mine. She’s never done me a favour in her entire life, neither have I done any for her, we argue and quarrel, but we still can’t get rid of each other. But thankfully this story is not about Diane. It’s about Brett, Diane’s boy friend, and his ‘window cat’, Cleopatra.

Now, Brett is the kindest guy I’ve ever met, the sweetest. Talk to him for ten minutes and you’ll become a diabetic. I was over at their place this evening, and couldn’t help listening to them talk about ‘Patra.’

“Did Patra come in today?” Brett was asking Diane.“Yes, she was here,” Diane said. “Who’s Patra?” I wanted to know.“My clandestine friend,” Brett responded uninvited, trying to bring in some mystery.“Oh, she’s my window cat,” Brett said.“Oh, I see… ” I said, not seeing at all. “Window cat?” “Yeah, she comes in to say hi at the kitchen window every morning.”

“Hmmm,” I nodded and kept quiet. Must be something about wanting to pick up some food. Quite a natural thing to do, I guessed. Brett turned and looked at Diane. “Guess what she was up to this morning, honey,” she said.“What?” Diane said, lighting a cigarette watching football on TV. “Patra left a half eaten mouse on the window sill, meowwed me and left,” Brett beamed.
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Dec 21, 2011

Wy I Dont Drink Water

I dont drink water. Fish fuck in it

Dec 3, 2011

Stunning Kingfisher Dives Underwater To Catch Fish

Kingfishers inhabit slow-moving, shallow rivers or streams which are clean enough to support abundant small fish. Fast-moving streams and polluted waters do not contain enough available fish, and hence do not contain kingfishers. Branches overhanging shallows make essential fishing perches.

Kingfishers eat mainly fish, chiefly minnows and sticklebacks, but they also take aquatic insects, freshwater shrimps and tadpoles etc to top up their diet. They prefer fish about 23 mm in length, but can handle anything up to 80mm long.
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