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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Squee Sunday: chicks

chickFlowers
February 5, 2017

Spring isn-t far away in the Canary Islands Incidently, it was a bit harder than usual to find these pictures. What do you think happens when you Google “cute chicks”? So then I tried “chicks and hens”, and got what I wanted, plus a lot of photos like this: It’s a plant called chicks and hens, which is in the Crassulaceae family, like the aeoniums. (There are lots of aeoniums…

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Squee Sunday: Big cats with boxes and toilet rolls

contactuspurr
November 20, 2016

So most cat owners will tell you that domestic cats love sitting in cardboard boxes. It turns out that big cats like them too. Luckily I’ve never had a cat been owned by a cat who had the toilet paper habit, but I’ve heard of plenty that do. And yup, that includes big cats. The videos are from Big Cat Rescue. They have loads more, and the charity in Florida…

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