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Two sides of a fun weekend

Illustration made for the digital book for BLFC. I picked one of the main characters of 2018’s theme, Sahny the hyena, who is a fursuiter and his character is a deer; in two different photos: the one on top he took a selfie with the hotel in the background, while in the one on the bottom someone took a photo of him in the convention area. 69 more words

Digital Illustration

Brown Hyena: The Usual (But Mostly Innocent) Suspect - Hartbeesport, South Africa

The global population of brown hyena is estimated at less than 10,000 individuals. They are listed as near threatened in the IUCN Red List. The major threat to brown Hyenas is human persecution based on the mistaken belief that they are harmful to livestock. 26 more words


Predator for a Pet? The Striped Hyena - Hartbeesport Dam, South Africa


The striped hyena is easily tamed and can be fully trained, particularly when young. [..] When raised with a firm hand, they may eventually become affectionate and as amenable as well trained dogs,[..] though they emit a strong odour which no amount of bathing will cover. 26 more words


Slowly! Slowly! a book review

Title: Slowly! Slowly!
by: T. M. Clark
illustrated by: Helene Magisson
Publisher: Wombat Books

Slowly, slowly, you catch a monkey …

Bongani wants to go to school but he is too young.

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Picture Books

A well placed fence - Hartbeespoort Dam, South Africa

A study done by evolutionary anthropologists demonstrated that spotted hyenas outperform chimpanzees on cooperative problem-solving tests; captive pairs of spotted hyenas were challenged to tug two ropes in unison to earn a food reward, successfully cooperating and learning the maneuvers quickly without prior training. 41 more words


Another Stray Dog

I found another lost dog.  Had a helluva time getting him into my SUV.  A male, although I had a helluva time trying to inspect.  Skittish.   27 more words