What the hell is this?

It’s… growing?  attached to?  a tree near the boy’s day care.  Been there for weeks.

Have a peacock

I have nothing today, but the zoo was fun.

Anybody want a duck?

She has poor nest-location skills. This is a bad decision.

Just to make sure we’re clear…

…this is what a chimpanzee can do to a small creature that it finds in its enclosure and doesn’t want there.  I suspect there is not much weight difference between a toddler and a large raccoon.  There is, however, an enormous difference between the strength level of a chimpanzee and a silverback gorilla:


I just figured, judging from the chatter I’ve seen on the internet today, that this might be a useful thing to think about.

That time of year again