“Giant oak (I think) in a Franklin, TN cemetery sheltering Revolutionary War veterans.”
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This pleasingly placid behemoth is the Hope Hippo, a delightful depiction of a serenely wallowing hippo that’s made of mud and displayed with a live person sitting atop it reading a newspaper. The installation was created in 2005 by Allora & Calzadilla, a collaborative duo of visual artists based in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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A cheetah cub plays with its mother on the Masai Mara in Kenya.
I took my cat outside today. She has to eat grass for her bowel movements because she’s an old lady but instead of eating the grass she decided to roll around in it but not after a good sniff of the air.
Rabbit Defends Controversial ‘Bridge to Nowhere’
Dubbed the “bridge to nowhere” by local media, the controversial public works project connects one patch of grass in the backyard to a similar patch of grass a few inches away. The project has come under fire by media pundits and watchdog groups who call the bridge frivolous and a waste of the nearly $3.7 million it cost to construct.
Now prominent businessbunny and philanthropist Walter Hoppington has come out in favor of the project. ”The bridge is a vital link between two distinct backyard economies,” reads a statement from Hoppington’s spokesperson. ”Plus, it’s really fun to climb on. “