Saturday, July 14, 2012
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These Beautiful Bridges Are Just For Animals
by Jess Zimmerman
If we’re going to keep putting roads in the middle of their habitats, animals are sometimes going to need to cross the road. But it’s better for everyone involved if they don’t have to push a button and wait for the light to change, because they don’t have thumbs and nine times out of 10 they’ll just careen into the side of your car. Which is why some highways have overpasses built specifically for animals like deer, elk, and grizzly bears.
Nobody teaches moose pedestrian etiquette like “look both ways,” but they figure out pretty quickly that crossing the terrifying asphalt river is safer if you take the beautiful grassy bridge. That’s just my guess at a moose’s internal life, but there’s data too: In Banff National Park in Canada, animals have used the six overpasses and 35 underpasses more than 200,000 times since monitoring began in 1996…
(read more: Grist.org)
What do you say? Are we ready for the weekend? We've been looking forward to it since the begining of time (okay, since Monday) now it's here.
any ideas? If you just want to sleep, unless you have a cool job that keeps you from sleep, you need a doctor or a new career.
Hmmm, funny I may need a new career.
Did we have any big plans made?
Any lazy weekend plans with loved ones?
Any surprise home cooked meals for loved ones?
Any surprise store bought meals for loved ones?
Any loved ones?? what????-Okay let's get us some loved ones. Meet up dot com...Hmm, maybe the local library posting board, or maybe just the library classical fiction section, let's do it!! I'm gonna need help not stopping by the local watering hole and getting all drunked up with all the other locals, 'cause I want to remember the people I meet and that meet me, know what I'm saying??
Tomorrow is Sunday already!
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