Category : Animals

Friday Morning Mental Health Break–A 40 Ton Humpback Whale Leaps Entirely Out of the Water (Really)

Posted in * General Interest, Animals, Photos/Photography

Sunday Afternoon Mental Health Break–The White Moose of Sweden

Posted in Animals, Photos/Photography, Sweden

(WSJ) Tunku Varadarajan–Holy Cows That Weren’t: Hindu radicals’ beef with India’s bovine butchers is woefully undercooked.

In the past year India has been witness to numerous gruesome public murders of men suspected of eating beef or transporting ostensibly sacred cows for slaughter. A band of radicals calling themselves gau-rakshak, or cow-protectors, may lay claim to being the world’s first terrorists in a bovine cause. Yet this intolerant movement’s appeal to religion is greatly at odds with the facts.

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Posted in Animals, Hinduism, India, Religion & Culture

(BBC) 3 Churches chosen to try to solve ‘national’ bat problem

Three churches have been chosen to pilot a £3.8m scheme to solve the “national problem” of bats damaging churches.
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) said it hoped the money would allow bats to live “in harmony” with congregations.
It added it viewed the cash as “a practical solution” to the problem.
The churches involved in the pilot, before the project is rolled out, are in Rutland, Norfolk and Lincolnshire.

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Posted in Animals, Church of England (CoE), Health & Medicine, Parish Ministry

Friday Afternoon Encouragement–(NBC) U.S. Marines Pay Tribute To Ailing Military Dog before he dies

This dog saved my life,” his owner, Lance Corporal Jeff DeYoung, a Marine, said. “I trust him more than most human beings.”

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Posted in America/U.S.A., Animals, Death / Burial / Funerals, Health & Medicine, Military / Armed Forces

Must not Miss True Story of an Adventure Racing Team and a Dog–Arthur

Posted in Animals, Ecuador, Sports, Sweden

Happy National Pet Day!

Posted in Animals, Harmon Family, Photos/Photography

Do not Take yourself too Seriously Dept.-Cockatoo dances to Elvis; 2nd one is not feeling it

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Posted in Animals, Humor / Trivia, Music

A Great Kiskadee appears in Colleton County that has likely never visited South Carolina before

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Posted in * General Interest, * South Carolina, Animals, Photos/Photography

(ABCNews4) Photo of the Day: White squirrel spotted in Summerville, South Carolina

Posted in * General Interest, * South Carolina, Animals, Photos/Photography

A Hoglet to Brighten Your Day

Posted in * General Interest, Animals, Photos/Photography

Thursday Mental Health Break–A Baby Elephant sees the Ocean for the First Time

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Do not Take Yourself Too Seriously Dept–A Christmas Tree for Cat Lovers

Posted in * Christian Life / Church Life, * General Interest, Animals, Christmas, Church Year / Liturgical Seasons, Humor / Trivia

Thursday mental Health Break–A Serviceman finally get his service Dog after 18 months

Posted in * Economics, Politics, * General Interest, Animals, Defense, National Security, Military, Photos/Photography

Monday Morning mental Health Break–A Honey Badger who is Houdini

I loved this–even the accents!

Posted in * General Interest, Animals, Photos/Photography