Listen, son. If you’re going to grow up to be a strong young flamingo and work at our famous casino and hotel in Las Vegas, you need to pay attention and do what I say!
Ranging from the Northeast to the Great Lakes region, the Crimson Nosepicker (mucus digguli) is a constant nuisance to any unwary hiker caught without a tissue.
Via Mark Dumont.
A hot breeze stirred the streets of Tombstone as the marshals approached the edge of town. Some of them wouldn’t be coming back, they knew — but no matter the outcome, there would be justice… and honking.
Via Simon Yeo.
Allo. Allo. Allo. Nice ‘too meetcha!
“I’m calling it a redonkatoo.” -Josh Norem (lol, good one!)
Son: Where we goin’ to, Ma?
Mom: We’re going to get your booster shot.
Son: Will it hurt?
Mom: Maybe a little. But you’re a tough little fellow, & we’ll get ice cream after, ok?
Taken by Genesis S. ©2012 at Reid Park Zoo, Tucson, AZ.
Don’t worry! You belong. This is the stand on one leg club and you are an honored member.
Step 1: Rotate whoovular crankshaffle to prime initial electrobulation relays;
Step 2: Engage coffee clutch clockwise until orbital tweetwheedle reaches optimum rotational velocity;
Step 3: This will initiate the sorting process. Please be patient, as the process may take an indefinite amount of time.
You’ve been extra good this week, so have a pair of common tern chicks from Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, MA.
Photo by Ravin Tomasson for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters.
“With four new Wyandotte chicks just brought home,” writes Flickrer Donald Lee Pardue, “Gretel goes into ‘protect her territory’ with growls and barred teeth when I approach her feathered charges.”