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Lady Bug Invasion!

A ladybug invasion? It can happen. At certain times of the year, these little red and black bugs will gather in gigantic groups. I don’t think they’re trying to keep warm, but there must be something comforting about it for … Continue reading

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Highland Cow Cutie

A miniature Highland cow made an appearance recently on a TV show about a woman who raised all kinds of farm animals and took them around to schools for children to pet and feed. I loved the footage of 6 … Continue reading

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Silver Sheep Pendant Covered in Curls

My sheep pendant design in silver must have been inspired by my four year stint as a country girl in the Sierra Foothills of California (this was in the late 90s). I’ve always loved the way sheep look, and I … Continue reading

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Chickens as Pets (Really!)

Have you heard about the recent interest in raising chickens for their pet qualities? The people I’ve met who actually have chicken pets assure me they have distinct personalities and are a lot of fun to have around. When I … Continue reading

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Alligators in the Neighborhood?

Alligators have apparently been spotted on the neighborhood streets of rain soaked Melbourne, Florida. This is not so surprising. I’ve lived on the west coast of the state for many years, and the sight of alligators posed like living logs … Continue reading

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Displaced Pandas Wow Zoo Visitors

In Pandas, Sharks and More, I discovered a report on 8 panda youngsters that were evacuated from the recent earthquake in China’s Sichuan province. They seem to be doing well; gnawing on stalks of bamboo, incuriously staring back at admiring … Continue reading

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Iguana, Unlikely Vegetarian

Did you know that iguanas are vegetarians? My stepson once had an iguana named Spike, named appropriately because he was no gentle soul, but bit when something displeased him. He may have feasted on vegetable matter, but that didn’t stop … Continue reading

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Cityfied Anchorman’s Funny Blunder

NBC Eyewitness News offers this hysterical video blooper of one of their anchormen describing a getaway on the freeway by cattle named “Black” and “Gus”. Poor guy! I hope he outlives the constant teasing he must be getting not only … Continue reading

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Goat with Four Horns

My gosh, it has three horns!” but it was titled “Four horned goat”, and I can spot that 4th one just behind the one on the goat’s left. I think this would be a heavy load to carry around, but … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Iguanas!

Iguanas are not a native Florida species, and when we had a cold snap here last winter they started falling out of the trees! Now that would be something to see, and none too pleasant if you happened to get … Continue reading

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