And this splendid lady, entry 87, is a white-crested grey Polish hen, from Victoria Ayres of Queensville, ON.
Her head is like a chrysanthemum!
(Okay, all for tonight.)
From here on out the birds get progressively more…Moira Rose.
Did a double take when I saw this chicken (Entry 85, white-crested black Polish cockerel, from Marianne Rea of Keswick, ON) drinking out of a red Solo cup.
Birds of the Royal is back, baby.
Entry 80 is a buff laced Polish cock from Kathryn Cooper of Washago, ON. Disqualified for being "knock-kneed". How dare they.
> Ever since it was brought to my attention that you can say “Covid-19” to the tune of “Come on, Eileen,” I’ve been unable to read it any other way
it's #arachnews time! in my weekly roundup of arachnid photos, art, news, and science:
- sweet and/or gruesome Valentines content
- Lucas the Spider makes the jump to Cartoon Network
- cool discoveries about spider & mite microbiomes
- Asian net-casting spiders get reclassified
https://medium.com/arachnofiles/arachnews-february-17-2020-e1ea4334abe6?source=friends_link&sk=4d8ab1f2f101c72586e95c3cbd6d7ec8 [CW spiders…perhaps obviously…]
big "cats will no longer die from alcohol poisoning" energy
UPDATE: Organizer, Vanessa Gray, said the group was served an injunction, ordering them to vacate CN’s rail lines, by police around 3 p.m., but Gray said it won’t dampen their fervour, and will only embolden the activists.
In Vaughan, just north of Toronto, protesters blockaded the Macmillan rail yard in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en land defenders, who are opposing a gas pipeline being built across their land. It's just the latest in a series of (very effective) nationwide blockades and protests.
Also, the phrasing "pop-up protest" is just funny to me idalkdjflkd https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/gta-protesters-ontario-rail-blockade-1.5465525
gene wolfe in the streets, clive barker in the sheets
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