Sunday, January 28, 2018

Turtle Temple

And now, for a moment of Zen at Fukusai-Ji-Zen Temple in Nagasaki, Japan:

Monday, January 22, 2018

Meet Lonesome George

This incredible creature was the last surviving member of the Galapagos'
Pinta Island tortoise sub-species when he died in 2012 at around
100 years old. George has been preserved and you can visit him in
taxidermied form at the 
American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Read more about Lonesome George at Smithsonian mag

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Creature Feature

How can anyone not love the Mary River turtle of Australia? He has a 'certain' something that I don't have. Like green hair, giant nostrils and chin horns. Character.