Verbatim

"I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day."
~E.B. White

allcreatures:

Anne Whittall kisses her pet rhinoceros Jimmy through her kitchen window at Humani guesthouse in Zimbabwe. She took him into her home as a baby, as he was orphaned when his mother was cruelly shot by poachers in South Africa in 2007. Picture: CATERS NEWS

allcreatures:

Anne Whittall kisses her pet rhinoceros Jimmy through her kitchen window at Humani guesthouse in Zimbabwe. She took him into her home as a baby, as he was orphaned when his mother was cruelly shot by poachers in South Africa in 2007. Picture: CATERS NEWS

allcreatures:

Rosengarten, Germany: Wolves play at the Schwarze Berge wildlife park. Photograph: Axel Heimken/EPA

allcreatures:

Rosengarten, Germany: Wolves play at the Schwarze Berge wildlife park. Photograph: Axel Heimken/EPA

mabelmoments:

Monty sits in the driver’s seat behind the wheel while training. Rather than chasing cars, dogs in New Zealand are being taught to drive them - steering, pedals and all - in a project aimed at increasing pet adoptions from animal shelters. Animal trainer Mark Vette has spent two months training three cross-breed rescue dogs from the Auckland SPCA to drive a modified Mini as a way of proving that even unwanted canines can be taught to perform complex tasks. Picture: SDraftFCB/AFP/Getty Images
(see video here)

mabelmoments:

Monty sits in the driver’s seat behind the wheel while training. Rather than chasing cars, dogs in New Zealand are being taught to drive them - steering, pedals and all - in a project aimed at increasing pet adoptions from animal shelters. Animal trainer Mark Vette has spent two months training three cross-breed rescue dogs from the Auckland SPCA to drive a modified Mini as a way of proving that even unwanted canines can be taught to perform complex tasks. Picture: SDraftFCB/AFP/Getty Images

(see video here)

(via allcreatures)

allcreatures:

Giant Panda Qing Feng plays with a tyre after snow fell at the zoo in Yantai, Shandong Province, China. Picture: China Foto Press / Barcroft Media

allcreatures:

Giant Panda Qing Feng plays with a tyre after snow fell at the zoo in Yantai, Shandong Province, China. Picture: China Foto Press / Barcroft Media

laughingsquid:

Bird Living

(Source: getitonmymind)

alminkel:

Beautiful.

Sharing this magic again.

thedenofobscurity:

Liane Haid in Das Lied ist aus (Géza von Bolváry, 1930)

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alfsaga:

Davis Ayer