Tag: animal behavior

  • It’s not so much what the Fox says as what she doesn’t

    Ylvis is a Norwegian comedy duo consisting of brothers Vegard and Bård Ylvisåker. They are the creators of the viral song and video The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) that I did listen to after I lost count of how many kids and parents brought it up after meeting Quinn, The Quarry Farm’s rescued […]

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  • anthroponothing

    noun: anthropomorphism the attribution of human characteristics or behavior to a god, animal, or object On Thursday, we buried a friend of ours: Marshmallow, a Nigerian dwarf goat whose gentle disposition touched a lot of lives. I’ve already related this, clumsily fumbled my way through a post that was part eulogy, part obituary and completely […]

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  • Happy dance

    With Beatrice and Lucy watching cautiously from a distance, Carlton joyfully expressed his way through a garden house shower on a hot, humid August 17.

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  • lions and lambs, donkeys and chickens and geese and goats

    In 1826, American folk artist and Society of Friends minister Edward Hicks created “The Peacable Kingdom”. While it’s not in a style that I find particularly appealing, the content of the painting, its message, strikes a chord. In the foreground are a number of different creatures, some of which I can’t identify simply because of […]

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