Only the second sighting of this bird at our spot in almost 20 years, and the first time I have photographed it. What a beauty. As you can imagine this was a rather special encounter. I am still smiling. This takes the tally to 53 bird species photographed in the garden! 21/8/20 Ark
There are over 100 billion animals in the global food system and according to USDA data 99% of farmed animals live on factory farms. There really is no need for us to eat animals. Ark
Some people consider this is being civilised. Just look at the happy smiling faces.
Relaxing with the paper on a sunny Sunday morning. My father, from a few years ago. Ark.
Ark. Photo a Week Challenge: Nancy Merrill photography
Cindy. Dog day afternoon … in winter. Long range shot of an African Harrier Hawk (Gymnogene). Max among the geraniums. The next door neighbours recently acquired two (formally) feral kittens ( for their young son, apparently) – the wife works at the zoo so although not confirmed yet we presume this was where they came … More Bits and bobs
Chocolate Cake Emilys Cakes and …. https://www.bbc.com/reel/playlist/modern-love?vpid=p089lfhq Yummy! 😉 Ark.
Bronze Mannikins. Parent and Chicks. Ark
Many of the nation’s most routine animal farming practices would be illegal if perpetrated against cats and dogs. Jonathan Lovvorn, Chief Counsel, The Humane Society of the United States Opposing speciesism doesn’t mean treating all species the same in all situations—rather, it means not using an individual’s species as the basis for harming or protecting … More Oink, Meow, Cluck,Woof, Baa, Moo!