Monday: Hili dialogue and farmyard rush hour
by Matthew Cobb
Hili has some odd culinary choices, but she is a cat after all:
Paulina: Do you like sausages with salmon?
Hili: And the ones with chicken as well, and the ones with turkey.
Paulina: Smakują ci te kiełbaski z łososiem?
Hili: Te z kurczakiem też i te z indykiem.
In Devises, the animals of Marsh Farm are all ready to come rushing out of the barn, into a glorious sunrise:
A Canada goose found its way onto a football pitch in Macclesfield, south of Manchester:
Academics – always complaining about the same thing:
Some absolutely gorgeous geology. It’s unsigned, but appears to have come from the workshop of Slartibartfast, I believe:
There are some parts of Earth where life can’t find a way. Doesn’t look good for the hypersaline water sludge that may be just beneath the surface of Mars:
Speaking of Mars:
The new BBC Natural History Unit series Seven Worlds: One Planet, narrated by David Attenborough, has got off to a flying start, although I found bits of a bit too brutal to watch (I went to do the washing up while trapped walruses tumbled and bounced off the top of a cliff). These next two tweets were the highlight of last night’s episode for me – a viper that lives in the Iranian desert which has adapted the end of its tail as a lure – it looks remarkably like a spider scuttling about, but the incredibly camouflaged snake soon puts paid to the illusion…