The new lion cubs at the National Zoo must take a swim test before they’re allowed to be in the enclosure with the other lions. That test happened today. (Spoiler alert: It was adorable. Second spoiler alert: They all passed.)
I have to be honest with you… I am mesmerized by this video.. (Also, please note pattern on the towel lady’s shirt at 3:10. It’s delightful.)
Cub #2 was having none of it, am I right? She must be related to Tavish.
The title of this post was almost “you say ci-cay-da, I say Secada.”
Anyway, on to more pressing matters. It’s cicada season in parts of Virginia. Thus, if you live in the area or will be visiting, you may want to be on the lookout for these noisy insects. The season is just getting started, but before long they’ll be everywhere. Seriously… everywhere. In fact, to mutilate a classic song: ”If you’re going to be at BlogPaws, you just might find a cicada in your hair.” If that happens, try not to panic. It’ll be okay. Continue reading →
Speaking of rhinos (as one does), you should head over to Tiny n Fit to read her recent post about visiting South Africa. She shares some sobering facts about rhino poaching, as well as some ways that you can help. (Spoiler: you don’t even have to leave your house, although you can if you want.) Finally, you can enter to win a cool Rhino Force bracelet (ends Monday).
Happy Squirrel Appreciation Day! Today, I thought I’d share one of my favorite squirrel-themed videos – I remember this one from childhood and it always makes me smile. It’s my favorite way to celebrate the holiday. (That makes it sound like I have a favorite list of squirrel videos. I do not, but perhaps I should curate one.)