Prarie Mary sent me pics of a white eagle picked up in Colorado, and now Carel Brest Van Kempen has has blogged it, along with other white raptors. Some feather whiteness appears to be deleterious– it might not be a good idea to release it again.
The fearless Annie D. somehow found these amazing octopus chandeliers when looking at the Barbie sites (below.)
Russians. Apparently, the contest to name the greatest Russian may come down to either the last Czar– or Stalin.
Derb finds unusual names in New Zealand when a 9 year old kid named “Talula Does The Hula From Hawaii” petitioned to have her name changed. They had apparently blocked some frivolous names (like “Sex Fruit”) but allowed “Violence” (!) and “Number 16 Bus shelter”.
Darren has some amazing photos of a leopard killing a croc, with links.
Pluvi is back! With ferrets!