Having been regular visitors to the Auckland Zoo, even before the twin tornados were born, it was natural that we’d gravitate to animal activity on our first family weekend expedition – to the… 1,393 more words
One of my most beloved of creatures are primates, from the critically endangered mountain gorillas to the orange man of the forest and the mohawk toting macaques to the ones with most hauntingly beautiful of songs – the gibbon. 1,032 more words
You’ve heard of the brass monkey. Well this isn’t it.
Look at this guy, he looks like some kind of Buddha, except in cardboard. I really liked the cardboard since it reminded me of a sculpture I made in art school of a foot. 353 more words
Imposing, grand, primitive, huge…yet with human eyes and expressions, enormous black fingers delicately and expertly stripping away thorns from vegetation, possibly ignoring you altogether or looking you straight in the eye. 135 more words