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Biodiversity challenge - Hispaniolan hutia

Hutia love?

No, the fat tree rat
They call the zagouti
Won’t win a prize for
Conventional beauty,
Probably wouldn’t
Look good in Cerruti,
But whether or not…

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Biodiversity challenge - Bear cuscus

Non possum

Love potatoes,
Fond of rice,
But can’t bear cuscus.

© Tim Knight and timknightwriter, 2014.

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Biodiversity challenge - Quokka

Last Resort

drought resistant
cud chewing
rat on steroids
avoids invaders
shocker

dingo virus
and fiery fox
download spell
double trouble for
quokka

island refuge…

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Relaxing on Sulawesi

I could get some time off at the camp and explore other parts of Indonesia with my girlfriend Julia, who was visiting from Germany. Indonesia is with it’s many island very diverse in nature. 266 more words

Indonesia & Orangutans

Biodiversity challenge - Xolocalco bromeliad salamander

Crowded house

Mexico pine-oak
Solo sanctuary.
Single bromeliad,
Myriad salamanders:
Recipe for an epic fight
In an epiphyte.

© Tim Knight and timknightwriter, 2014.

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Biodiversity challenge - Zapata rail

Viva Zapata!

Rail against extinction.
Rage, rage against the dying of the life,
Before you’re left with the Cuba root of nothing.

© Tim Knight and timknightwriter, 2014.

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Biodiversity challenge - Bastard gumwood

St Helena cliffhanger

Desolate survivor,
Left for dead;
Sad bastard
Hanging by a solitary thread
In less than splendid isolation,
Clinging to a crevice
On your blighted mid-Atlantic microdot,

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