Cute: Baby Wombats

4 The Love Of Animals

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On Conditional Love

Animal Person

If you call Charles' name, his ears perk up into full wombat, and he waits patiently for his instructions. Yesterday I promised to write about "Conditional" over at Alec's Story , and again, if you haven't read the blog I highly recommend it. The other idea that came out of it (perhaps for tomorrow) as well as my e-mails and conversations with another blogger, is the life of a person who cares for a special needs animal.

2009 100

Big Ticks; What Was Your Last New Family?

10,000 Birds

The year before I only got one, the shrike-tits (Falcunculidae), although if you include mammals also I finally got my lifer wombat (Vombatidae) too. This particular Common Wombat ( Vombatus ursinus ), family Vombatidae, was the first I ever saw of the species and family. I often poke fun at listers I perceive as being more interested in ticks than birds. Listing ticks I mean, I have yet to meet a birder who is really interested in icky parasites).