This morning I watched the “Dog Tales” episode of NOVA and really my one lingering question is where do I go to adopt one of these domesticated foxes from that experiment in Russia.
Chloe, one of the chimpanzees at Oregon Zoo, unintentionally dramatizing some of my internal psychological struggles of late.
An active mountain goat diorama in the Cascade Crest habitat at the entrance to Oregon Zoo, featuring Murphy and Leah, and either Sassy or Montane.
Chloe, one of the chimpanzees at Oregon Zoo who is about the same age as me, without shawl and with shawl on Valentine’s Day.
Sam Rowley won a wildlife photography award with the subtly stunning “Station Squabble” showing two subway mice fighting over crumbs (via CityLab Daily). He said it reminds us that “humans are inherently intertwined with the nature that is on our doorstep”.
Meru apparently decided to take Tongue Out Tuesday very seriously this week.
It looks like what I set up as a monthly Chewy delivery is almost exactly what I need for the cats over the course of a month, and looks to be something less than $35/month including shipping. So, I guess this will work, and also lessen the burden of hauling food and litter.
Nature programs have reached the point where I am seeing things I’ve seen before: at least three sequences in Seven Worlds, One Planet I’ve seen versions of in other nature shows also narrated by David Attenborough.
The top two turtles of the four turtles in “Street Theater Turtle” by Peter Helzer on the grounds of Oregon Zoo.
That feel when you walk in on the Western painted turtles in the Cascade Stream and Pond habitat at Oregon Zoo shooting an album cover.
Haddayr Copley-Woods explains why not distracting a service dog involves more than the (relatively-)common knowledge of simply not petting one.
For the first time since quitting the nonprofit a year ago, I made a brief visit to the goats, as Precious can attest photographically.
Walter (far) and Sonia (close), two of the goats living at the Trillium Creek Family Farm area of Oregon Zoo.
Meru and the morning sun as seen by the Olympus XZ-1 recently pulled out of a storage bin.
Xfinity tells me that Puppy Bowl XVI starts while Kitten Bowl VII is still airing, and I don’t at all see how that’s fair to me today.
Oregon Zoo animals as seen by the Olympus XZ-1, shooting B&W with only crops and contrast adjustments in Lightroom.
Somehow I managed to finesse my collapsing end-of-month budget to leave room for the requisite zoo-trip lattes, which means I will head there tomorrow in the overcast, high-50s weather even if it kills me.
But he came around to the idea of the sanctuary, in part as he saw the potential for tourism. He began working with conservationists from the World Wildlife Fund and scientists from around the world. He created a Twitter account where he posted videos of himself in a cloud of monarchs, encouraging visitors to witness the magic. He posted the last one hours before he disappeared.
From Homero Gómez González, Mexico’s monarch butterfly defender, found dead by Kevin Sieff
Red pandas Mei Mei and Moshu forage bamboo leaves during a winter afternoon wander of their enclosure at Oregon Zoo.