Sunday, April 11, 2010
Picture: Sharon Montrose
Singing llamas, apparently, make it good (how could they possibly not?). The singing llamas (this definitely stands to be corrected) began as a mondegreen from an Alex Lloyd song (which I think was Lost In The Rain, and was meant to be "sing it loud now, make it pure").
Sharon Montrose does amazing animal photos - it really is all about the subject. They've been getting a bit of attention lately, so I know I'm hopping firmly onto a fast-departing bandwagon. It's not just the photos themselves, but also the mixture of animals that Sharon's selected - sure, there are a few kittens and a scattering of geese (honk!), but there is, overall, an amazing mix of the cute and obscure, or at least the slightly-less-obvious.
So, in the interests of over-indulgence (and, after Easter, any over-indulgence that isn't supposed to be eaten has got to be a good thing), here are a few more of my favourites...
Squirrels (and there is never a justification needed for squirrels):
And prairie dogs:
I love the way the prairie dogs are standing - it makes me wonder what one might have been sating to the other. It's almost like they're bobbing alternately up and down, like half a barber shop quartet (but smaller, furrier and without the singing...).
Not sure that I'm even close to being finished with these photos... think there will be a few more sneaking out in the next little while.