Phriday photos

Every once in a while I come across an animal of whose existence I had hitherto been entirely ignorant and which is, therefore, a pleasure to share. I give you, the Saiga:

I swear on Sir David Attenborough’s chinos that this preposterous-looking creature is not a made-up Star Wars extra.

And while we’re on the subject of outrageously adapted asian ungulates, please give a warm welcome to the Himalayan Tahr:

Well, perhaps not too warm a welcome since in that coat he’s liable to overheat and burst into flames…

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6 Responses to Phriday photos

  1. azahar says:

    Wow, the last one looks like it’s been blow dried.

  2. Woo says:

    Doesn’t he? Perhaps that’s the real explanation of the Yeti’s existence: he’s a secret Himalayan Hairdresser…

  3. Is that a deer/goat with a miniature trunk? And a ram with a mane? Your blog is most definitely exotic.

    • Woo says:

      Yep, the world is full of bizarre and improbable-looking creatures. I love it. It is a constant reminder not to lose my sense of wonder.

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