Archive for June, 2009

Do not… the tigers

(Thursday, June 25th, 2009)

Do not taunt, mock, imitate, dis, nag, insult, jeer, teese, needle, offend, outrage, sneer at, revile, upbraid, impersonate, deride, slander, razz, pester, satirize, rib, agitate, alarm, badger, disturb, upset, incite, vex, torment, browbeat, displease, scare, irritate, distress, provoke, goad, bully, kid, snub, confront, laugh at, infruriate, threaten, disaparage, scoff at, ridicule inflame or goad the tigers.

But, it this really a tiger on the photo?

Snow leopard – Wild video

(Monday, June 22nd, 2009)

Automatic hidden camera triggered by movement has shot still frames, half a second apart. The result is this great video of a snow leopard in the wild.

YouTube link

Assistant Director of Science Kim Murray, SnowLeopard.org.

How to draw a saber-tooth cat

(Thursday, June 18th, 2009)

If you love saber-tooth cats, if you love drawing, if you want to associated both, it’s time you visit the DragoArt.com web site. They have a nice tutorial on how to draw one of these extinct big cats.

Draw a saber tooth tiger

You will learn to draw in step by step construction, the Saber Tooth Tiger from the movie called 10.000 B.C.

The most dangerous job

(Saturday, June 13th, 2009)

Go put a small ad to recruit in such a job opening:

Circus looking for a permanent position as “big cat bath assistant”.
Experience not required.

The lion and the bath

The lion and the bath

Hunting is not enough for the cheetah

(Saturday, June 6th, 2009)

Cheetahs are impressive hunters thanks to their capacity for high speed chases that leave nearly no chance to a surprised victim. But, it is also a very fragile animal which is usually not able to defend its prey. Here is a very common situation: The gazelle he just caught is immediately stolen by the much more powerful hyena that took the opportunity to grab a fresh kill with minimal risk.

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Life is unforgiving in Africa savanna.

Going to the zoo

(Thursday, June 4th, 2009)

Springtime brings many new animals to the parks and zoos, not only new visitors. Boston.com “The Big Picture” publishes some photographs from zoos and aquariums around the world from the past couple of months.

A Siberian Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) roars as it feeds at the zoo of Zurich, Switzerland.
(AP Photo/Keystone, Urs Flueeler)


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