Squee Sunday: Sifakas

Two silky sifakas
September 3, 2017

There are somewhere between 100 and 1,000 Silky Sifakas (Propithecus candidus) living in the wild. Sifakas are a family of lemurs, and all lemurs come from Madagascar. They’re so well adapted to life in the trees that they can only move on the ground by hopping.

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Squee Sunday: Chipmunks

August 27, 2017

Chipmunks are rodents from the Tamias genus. Most species live in North America. The exception is the Siberian chipmunk, which lives where you’d expect it to. They’re omnivourous and store food in cheek pouches, like hamsters. The move fast and jump incredibly high.

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Squee Sunday: Fennec foxes

August 13, 2017

Fennec foxes (Vulpes zerda) live in the Sahara desert, and they’re the smallest of the canid family. Those enormous, cute ears are to dissipate heat, but they also allow them to hear prey .moving underground. They mostly eat insects, small mammals and birds. These days some people keep them as an exotic pet, and they can live up to 14 years in captivity. As usual, there’s a snag. Some of…

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Squee Sunday: babies

Baby in a bright hat
August 6, 2017

Well I’ve done baby cats and baby dogs and baby skunks and baby bats and… So why not baby humans. (And I’d like to thank little Gabriel for the inspiration)

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