Weird Fact of the Day: Deadly Caterpillar.

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Luna Moth.

I found a dying luna moth on the sidewalk.

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It was clearly on its way out–its movements were very feeble and its color seemed washed out. It was motionless on the sidewalk outside the store where I was stopping to get cat food,but moved its antennae when I picked it up.
As I will often do when I see any large, attention-getting insect out in harm’s way, I quickly scooped it up before some ass or their kid stomped on it. I took it over to some bushes behind the store, far out of range of where the employees take their smoke breaks, and set it gently under a bush.

Heinous Hybrids: Tasmanian Devil-Bee! And more..

A few weeks ago, I asked some Facebook friends to challenge me with this: Name two animals for me to meld together. No dog breeds or other purebred whatnots, no imaginary animals, no cartoon characters, and don’t try to be uber-witty or I’ll just skip it. Just two animals straight out of nature. I got some terrific requests! I got so many that I asked people if they would want their hybrid finalized and colored for a donation to my pet rescue, and some peeps stepped up to the plate.

The first finalized one is what I will gingerly call the TazBee.

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But wait! There’s more…

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Dolphin-Peacock
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Ferret-Python
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Jellyfish-Cat
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Badger bat. I really like this one!

More Kooky Valentines!

I found most of these at Target. These are brilliant beyond my wildest dreams of things to look for after the end-of-the-year holiday season is nevermore.

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These are shark-themed. Although I wish they had real photos of sharks, they still don’t disappoint: each card presents you with a teeny gel cling shark that is one of four different designs. Half of them have sharky puns.

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