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Interested in wildlife and photography: https://amateurwildlife.wordpress.com/

I wish I was this elephant…

…Because then I would not have to revise for any exams. Unfortunately, I am not an elephant and I do have exams. Actually, maybe being an elephant isn’t that great. Here is the baby again with their mum: Notice the … Continue reading

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Making friends

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Swayambhunath – Monkey Temple!

┬áLast April I went to Nepal. The morning of my first day, I went to Swayambhunath (the monkey temple). It is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Kathmandu and also an actively used place of worship. I went soon … Continue reading

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Bearded Dragons – yay or nay?

I am thinking about getting a bearded dragon, based on my vet friend recommending them as quite an easy pet to take care of. Does anyone have any experience with bearded dragons or any advice on getting one? With a … Continue reading

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Roesel’s Bush Cricket (Metrioptera roeselii)

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Roesel’s Bush Cricket, a photo by tomp77 on Flickr. I had been looking out for this species of cricket since seeing it in an identification guide. The most interesting aspect of this cricket, I think, is…

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Don’t they know that smoking kills?

I watched this Rhesus Macaque spend a good five minutes trying to get in to a pack of cigarettes at the Monkey Temple in Kathmandu.

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Just catching some rays…

I can’t imagine that sunbathing behind a wire fence leaves the best tan lines.

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