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Hugging himself like he's cold by Thalia

Nutria or Coypu (Myocastor coypus). I found this baby in Nahal Alexander(Hebrew: נחל אלכסנדר) is a river in Israel., it looks like he’s hugging himself to conserve heat – but he’s really washing his whiskers and this is one of the movements involved in doing so. 6 more words



Coypu in Poitou-Charentes a couple of years ago. Sold the 50D today but it was a good camera.

Canon 50D I/200th sec f 9


Notes from a French riverbank

Jen and I have recently returned from a lovely week in France. We were staying in Châtellerault, because Jen’s uncle and aunt, John and Hélène, are looking after Hélène’s mother who lives there. 724 more words


N is for Nutria

Nutria    noun

Oxford Dictionary definition:  coypu fur

Our definition:   Nutria (also called coypu) are large, rodents who are more agile in the water than on land. 234 more words


Decize, Fleury-sur-Loire, Nevers. Oh and Coypu!

The temperatures have finally come down, although it’s only a temporary reprieve. Later this week we are expecting late 30°s again. The hot dry weather is having an impact on the water levels of the canals. 660 more words

Canal Boat

Reflecting on 6 months in Houston - Happy Independence Day

It’s the 4th of July – American Independence day. And we’re celebrating with them – 6 months independently living in the USA.

When we first learned we would be coming to Houston, we had mixed feelings. 1,448 more words


Hare he goes again.

The morning constitutional consists of a 45 minute walk around one of the big fields, depending on which one is fallow.

Our favourite field is this one: 388 more words