Tag Archives: animal antics

Let me be the Dancing Park Ranger

The Earth Emperor does enjoy dancing.  Fancy then that Deryl Nelson wants to be the Dancing Park Ranger. Apparently he enjoyed a good waltz. Sadly, through, he’s antics saw him fired from his job at Coolidge Park in Chattanooga, Tennessee, … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney and the Grasshoppers

Performing in his ‘Out There’ tour, Sir Paul McCartney was joined on stage in Brazil by a swarm of grasshoppers.  The former Beatle played on stoically and even introduced one settled upon his hand as Harold. The Beatles are Ben’s … Continue reading

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A horse, a horse! My kingdom for a horse!

William Shakespeare’s tragic play ‘King Richard III’ includes the famous quote, ‘A horse, a horse! My kingdom for a horse!’ spoken by Richard III after he lost his horse at the battle of Bosworth. The Bard was demonstrating how the value of things can change in an … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat!

Another squirrel behaving strangely… Check out this little cutie wearing a macabre mask skull! It happened in a quiet garden in Fareham, Hampshire. In our story grey squirrels feature with the Tree of Life to illustrate that the time for talking to take … Continue reading

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Bird watchers in America are reporting a mass exodus of snowy owls from the Arctic into the lower 48 states. The beautiful birds have been seen from coast to coast in a southern migration described as unbelievable by the Owl Research … Continue reading

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Sometimes he sits and thinks, sometimes he just sits.

A gorilla at a zoo in France has been caught on camera adopting a pose similar to Rodin’s ‘The Thinker’. The images were captured by the photographer Sophie Narses and appear to show the majestic ape deep in thought.  A curious coincidence because Ben Whittenbury often … Continue reading

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Sofia the lion tamer

Malik the lion reacted fiercely to a girl staring at him through strengthened glass in his enclosure at Wellington Zoo. The moody lion swipped his front paws against the 33mm glass, but Sofia aged 3 was unmoved.  Malik has charged … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear’s Picnic

In Vancouver, Canada a black bear surprised everyone by hitching a ride on a rubbish truck in the coastal seaport city.  The British Columbian Conservation Officer Service suspect the bear climbed aboard in North Vancouver.  The bear was tranquilised and caught in tarpaulin … Continue reading

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Fly Attack

During a live semi-final of Britain’s Got Talent show Simon Cowell and another of the panel hosts experienced a fly attack whilst judging, Jessica Hobson from Sheffield. The singer was harshly slated and reduced to tears. It’s a Hobson’s Choice – a free choice to … Continue reading

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Strawberry Frogs Forever

In Sandhurst, Gloucestershire there’s an award winning museum and art gallery. It is the world’s first dedicated to art inspired by Nature.  Aside from the aesthetic and cultural appeal, we’re drawn to it because of magical events in nearby Quedgeley. The … Continue reading

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