Animals




    I hadn’t posted an animal picture in quite a while, so here is one. It’s an Indian Rhinoceros, and like many other pictures of wild animals on this blog, it was taken at the Beauval Zoo in France, one of the best zoos I have ever been to. […]

Indian Rhinoceros



    White tiger in the Beauval Zoo in France. White Tigers, while a source of obsession and veneration by Japanese school boys, is not a real species and doesn’t exist in the wild. They are the result of selective breeding and are often heavily inbred and suffer from various […]

White Tiger


    Isn’t this frog the cutest? I found it one summer day on the railing of the stairs outside my apartment. I guess it was hiding from the heat at it was a very hot day. It was very small, not larger than 2 cm of  diameter. I have […]

Japanese Frog


    If you want to see koalas up close and personal, and you don’t live in Australia, but in Europe, may I suggest the Beauval zoo?      

Koala





    An okapi chilling in Beauval Zoo.     Okapis are some of the strangest mammals I have ever seen.     By the way, don’t let the stripes fool you, they are related to giraffes, not zebras.      

Okapi