background preloader

Bambi and Thumper do exist!

Bambi and Thumper do exist!

Related:  Deer, Elk & MooseRodents & Rabbits

Deer Avoid Drowning by Boarding Charter Boat I just learned about this odd and extraordinary wildlife rescue that happened in October in Alaska. It's such an amazing story, I don't know why I didn't hear about it earlier. According to the report in the Juneau Empire, Tom Satre, his sister Sharon Kelly and a few other family members were heading across Taku Inlet near Juneau on Tom's charter boat for a picnic at the State Marine Park. About a mile offshore, Sharon, a birder, spotted something odd in the water coming towards the boat through her binoculars. What she first thought were sea lions or shorebirds turned out to be four young Sitka black-tailed deer (a subspecies of mule deer).

Dormouse is rehomed in a coconut shell By Nick Enoch Updated: 10:34 GMT, 15 February 2012 There's a good chance this dormouse has been dreaming of sipping Malibu and Coke through a tiny straw on a tropical beach... because his new home is a coconut shell. The adorable creature was rehomed after he was seen scuttling across the floor of a tea shop in Lyme Regis, Dorset. Perhaps he wanted a nice cuppa, just like the cute critter in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. He was scooped up by a visitor and taken to the Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre, near Highbridge in Somerset, where he promptly went into hibernation. The furry critter was rehomed in a coconut shell after being found in a cafe in Lyme Regis, Dorset last year

Optical Illusions » Blog Archive » Body Art – Hand Animals These have to be some of the best examples of hand art I’ve ever seen. Great fun to look at for the kids and a real example of how to disguise your hand as an elephant, eagle or tiger. Click the main post for the full set of pictures. 100 Greatest Cooking Tips (of all time!) 1. Remember, y'all, it’s all about the prep. Take away the stress by doing the prep the night or day before. You'll look like a star.Paula Deen Paula’s Best Dishes 2. The smaller the item, the higher the baking temperature.

Elk in morning light Random photo Submit your photo Stumble Thru animal photography, nature photography Cat-Sized Rats on the Prowl in the Florida Keys Cat-Sized rats have been showing their whiskers in the Florida Keys. These gigantic rodents are called Gambian giant pouch rats and their rate of reproduction has allowed them to overcome efforts to eradicate the creatures for the past four years. They can produce 20 offspring within nine months.

Albino Animals Birdwatchers are rushing to Avebury, near Marlborough, Wiltshire to hopefully catch a glimpse of a rare albino jackdaw. Author Andrew Collins was the first to photograph the bird which locals have named Jackie. Other fabulous albino animals include: 6 Things I Bet You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google Some of the tips below are effortless to implement and save you a lot of time and energy when dealing with these issues. Let’s start with the first proof of the awesomeness of Google… 1. Create unlimited disposable email addresses with Gmail If you add dots (.) between the letters of your Gmail username, sending an message to the new username will get forwarded to your original email (which is without or with only 1 dot.) For example:

Lazy Long-Tailed Monkey Rides Bambi Published: 12:54 GMT, 17 August 2012 | Updated: 12:55 GMT, 17 August 2012 Monkeys are famously social animals, and this macaque certainly appears to have a knack for making friends. The long-tailed macaque was photographed being carried around by a particularly accommodating Chital deer at a zoo in Malaysia. The cute creature was so comfortable draped across the female deer's back it even took a snooze as the odd couple made their way around the enclosure, to the delight of onlookers. Time for a snooze: The long-tailed macaque appears to be taking a nap as it is transported around the enclosure by a friendly female deer

Related:  guinea pig