do bears reincarnate as us, or do we reincarnate as bears?

Green Heron Uses Bread To Bait And Catch Fish

Damnedest thing I’ve seen in a long time… dumb beasts indeed.

Scarlet Tanager Feeding on Peanut Suet

at my feeder in Red Wing, MN May 15th, 2014

Scarlet Tanager at my feeder tonight…

Shot hand held at F5.7, 1/8th, ISO80. Through two layers of dirty glass and one layer of screening… Gotta fix that.

Dog Vortex…

h/t Turley’s blog…

Bonobo builds a fire and toasts marshmallows… BBC One

so sez teh beeb…

a lesson is given…

 

Compassion: This incredible photo marks the end of Matador Torero Alvaro Munera’s career. He collapsed in remorse mid-fight when he realized he was having to prompt this otherwise gentle beast to fight. He went on to become an avid opponent of bullfights. Even grievously wounded, the bull did not attack Munera.