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Addicted to Animals

“Hello, my name is Mitch Teemley and I’m addicted to animals.” It’s true, if I had a spare life I’d spend it working with and caring for critters. There’s so much more to them than we realize. The “did-you-knows?” are … Continue reading

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Going Out in Public Again

Current polls reveal that people have mixed feelings: They want to go out in public again, but after months of quarantine they’re understandably nervous about exposure. That’s nothing new for the animal world. This semi-serious photo collection shows, or maybe … Continue reading

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They Have So Much to Teach Us

If only we’ll listen. (Click on any picture to enlarge it, or to start slide show) “Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” ~A. A. Milne “Clearly, animals know more than we think, and think … Continue reading

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Insectopia!

When I was a kid, I found the world’s biggest, hairiest spider in the gutter in front of my house! I should have left her alone, but I didn’t. I poked her with a stick, and then watched in horror … Continue reading

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If We Could Talk to the Animals…

The latest movie version of Dr. Doolittle just came out, and by all reports it’s–well, let’s just say it’s no Iron Man. Still, wouldn’t it be cool if we could talk to the animals? What would they tell us? P.S. … Continue reading

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It Could be Worse!

Hey, at least Friday the 13th didn’t come on Christmas Day! Oh, wait, that can’t happen because…never mind. But, wait, that means Christmas is still coming! So how bad can it be? Happy Christmas-is-only-12-days-away-Friday-the-13th! (Click on any picture to enlarge … Continue reading

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Quirky Critters

This is my atonement for last-week’s shiver-inducing montage of Monsters in Our Midst, real creatures that are particularly scary-looking, although many are, in fact, quite harmless (tadpole, anyone?). I now offer this companion gallery of real creatures that–while unabashedly quirky–are … Continue reading

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Animals: What are They Thinking?

Have you ever wondered what animals are thinking? More than we realize, actually (see facts after pics below). What’s up with these guys? (Click on any image to enlarge, or to start slide show) Did you know that… Cats imitate … Continue reading

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Capturing the Unexpected

Coincidence? I Think Not. Life, as mentioned in the first Capturing the Unexpected post, is sometimes horrible, sometimes beautiful, and always just a little bit weird. Why is that? (Lean in close and I’ll tell you.) It’s because we’re weird! … Continue reading

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Capturing the Unexpected

Into the Weirdness Life. It’s full of the unexpected. Sometimes horrible, sometimes great. Mostly just weird. I mean, you can’t make this stuff up, right? Well, you can. But who would believe you? (Click on any image to enlarge it, … Continue reading

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