Tag Archives: animal antics

Green Elephant

Elephants are incredible gentle giants. Aside from being adorable they are highly intelligent and emotional beings, and lovely to watch them in action. This video features an elephant who is caught on tape by a security camera, picking up trash and … Continue reading

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Peanut the Turtle

Another belated discovery of uncanny interest to readers of The Earth Emperor’s Eye because of the role of peanuts in the tale to symbolism the general reluctance amongst humanity to take appropriate care for the environment. Well, you may recognize Peanut, … Continue reading

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Nigel Pearson’s Ostrich Rant

In a media conference, Nigel Pearson, manager of Leicester City FC, accused a journalist of being an ostrich. The victim was Ian Baker who suffered abuse and criticism from the Foxes boss after a defeat to Chelsea. It’s strange because … Continue reading

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Weasel rides green woodpecker

A small weasel has been caught on camera hitching a ride on the back of a green woodpecker.  The remarkable image was captured by Martin Le-May in Hornchurch Country Park, East London. The wonderful image has gone viral on social … Continue reading

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Luke Donald alarmed by baboon

Luke Donald, one of the world’s top golfers, was pursued by a baboon on the fairway at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa. The golfer was alerted to the monkey’s presence by his caddie, who cried, “Watch … Continue reading

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Who is the monkey?

In The Earth Emperor’s Eye, Ben Whittenbury regularly uses the term ‘Monkey Nuts’ to describe his neighbour, whilst Sarah twice rehearses her own playful song, ‘Who is the monkey?’  It’s curious then that a series of monkey selfies are making headlines around the world … Continue reading

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Seagull’s photo finish

A rogue seagull has claimed second place in a photo finish at Brighton racecourse.   The bird finished behind Jewelled and ahead of Sagesse. Racecourse spokesman, George Hill said, “It has never happened before to our knowledge.” The number 3 is significant … Continue reading

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James and the Giant Grasshopper

The Earth Emperor still has a trick or two up his sleeve! In the soccer world cup in Brazil, a giant grasshopper landed on the arm of Columbia’s No 10 James Rodriguez during his country’s 2-1 defeat to the host … Continue reading

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The White Rhea of Warminster

A beautiful giant flightless bird has been on the loose in Warminster, Wiltshire.  Police spent three hours chasing the rhea, which escaped from its owner and ran about the town bringing traffic to halt. The bird resembles an ostrich, which … Continue reading

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Puppy with dandy moustache

People have been raving about a puppy born with a stripe of black fur on his white face which resembles a moustache. The Earth Emperor is so fond of his dogs and its uncanny that after making his Nature Champion … Continue reading

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