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  •  Interesting! I love the big whales..., (4+ / 0-)
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    ... and the dolphins, in particular, but I'm also fascinated by cephalopods and assorted other sea creatures.  There's a Kossack named Haole in Hawaii who has some marvelous underwater photos from the ocean off of Oahu that never fail to make my jaw drop in amazement.  He's very good!  I became mesmerized by the varieties of Nudibranches he has photographed.  They're very small, rather poisonous, and a couple of them lay ribbons of eggs.  One called a Spanish Dancer is (mostly) red and lays red eggs in the shape of a rosette.  Here's Haole's DK profile page and you can look at tons and tons of photos, most in Hawaii, but he's also done series of photos from Africa, Alaska, and the Baja peninsula.

    Well..., okay.  As long as it doesn't involve snakes (deathly afraid since about age five and the first scare from them) and slimy things, I'm pretty much a sucker for educational films like Nature - and other shows like that.  I'm allergic to most pollens from trees (all conifer, most deciduous), flowers, grains, so I don't do outdoors, but I sure like photos and films thereof...!

    I've been following the webcams of births and young life of the pandas (the second one from DC died), and at the San Diego Zoo Bai Yun's sixth sixth cub was just recently introduced to the public.  Yeah.  Pandas.... Awwwwww....

    This spring and summer I'll be back to watching the Decorah eagles if they go back to their old nest.  They now have a second nest, so no one's quite sure yet which one they're going to use.  Or maybe one of the other bird cams on UStream.

    I can enjoy the great outdoors sans having to take extra antihistamines this way, or having to haul my old senior citizen carcass around out there....


    I'm sick of attempts to steer this nation from principles evolved in The Age of Reason to hallucinations derived from illiterate herdsmen. ~ Crashing Vor

    by NonnyO on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 12:02:26 AM PST

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