Squee Sunday: Baby Orangutans

Orangutang4
March 12, 2017

I’ve been reading about the Unseen University and it’s librarian, so I have orangutans on the brain. Orangutans are great apes (of the genus Pongo), so of course they look very much like humans. It’s easy to see their feelings. Plus they’re red heads like me. Redbodies?

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Squee Sunday: hamsters

Hammer
February 26, 2017

My story “Agent Hammer: Licensed to Kibble” was in On The Premises issue 17. Agent Hammer is a genetically modified hamster and a secret agent who does things like jumping out of burning buildings using a lady’s frilly knickers as a parachute. I keep thinking I ought to do another Agent Hammer story because it was such fun to write.

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Squee Sunday. Lynx

L2
February 19, 2017

Lynx are big cats. The adults are about a metre long. There are four surviving species: the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx, the largest), the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), the Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis), and the bobcat (Lynx rufus). Lynx issiodorensis is extinct, and probably the ancestor of the four modern species. The Iberian lynx, (Lynx pardinus) is on the verge of extinction. They mostly eat rabbits, so the myxomatosis outbreak…

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