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Se promulgó la ley que declara Monumento Natural de Corrientes al Oso Hormiguero

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A través del Decreto provincial Nº 3353/2014, el Gobernador de la Provincia de Corrientes promulgó la ley Nº 6.330 que declara Monumento Natural al Oso Hormiguero Grande, con el objeto de evitar su extinción, lograr su conservación y reproducción. 9 more words

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Darling threw his bag to the parquet floor, shoved the door shut with his entire body and then leaned heavily against it, closing his eyes and letting out a long, melodramatic sigh. 4,784 more words

Thoughts and Posies


Happy Thanksgiving, all! It seemed appropriate to draw my bouquet today, because it was Kevin’s and my first major family holiday since getting married.

This is much more complex than what I’ve been drawing, but I figured it would be a good challenge. 97 more words

Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres)

We saw these Cape Vultures a few years ago and took pictures with the old point and shoot. We decided to show them, just because it is not something you see every day and fairly rare. 75 more words

Fauna

Turkey Day

Today I quote the words of Benjamin Franklin, who defended the respectability of the turkey in a letter to his daughter Sarah in 1784:

“For my own part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad moral character; he does not get his living honestly; you may have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labor of the fishing-hawk; and, when that diligent bird has at length taken a fish, and is bearing it to his nest for the support of his mate and young ones, the bald eagle pursues him, and takes it from him. 186 more words

Watercolor Sketches