Insect-Aside

Temporary standoff - seeing eye to eye

Choose your dinner partner very carefully



Lizard standoff with preying mantis

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My favorite animal is steak. - Fran Lebowitz

PETA: People Eating Tasty Animals - Unknown

Man is by nature a political animal. - Aristotle

The buffalo is a surprisingly stupid animal. - Ellsworth Huntington

Survival is a major contributor to longevity. - Unknown

Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to. - Mark Twain

Every survival kit should include a sense of humor. - Unknown

My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky

Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable. - Plato

Mmmm, pork chops and bacon... my two favorite animals. - Homer Simpson

Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends. - George Bernard Shaw

The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much. - Thornton Wilder

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value. - Arthur C. Clarke

We'd show an Alzheimer's survivor here, if there were one. - Unknown

It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value. - Stephen Hawking

Like the herd animals we are, we sniff warily at the strange one among us. - Loren Eiseley

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. - Groucho Marx

What do you do when you see an endangered animal eating an endangered plant? - George Carlin

All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. - Samuel Butler

The turkey is living proof that an animal can survive with no intelligence at all. - Harvey D. Comstock

A racehorse is an animal that can take several thousand people for a ride at the same time. - Marjorie Johnson

I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals. I'm a vegetarian because I hate plants. - A. Whitney Brown

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst. - Aristotle

There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me. - James Dean

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. - Doug Larson

Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. - H L Mencken

A moose is an animal with horns on the front of its head and a hunting lodge wall on the back of it. - Groucho Marx

I was readin' an article about the animal population - there's millions of pets explodin'. - Archie Bunker

My favorite animal is a polar bear. They're going extinct, and I really don't want that to happen. - Quvenzhane Wallis

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold. - Ogden Nash

Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It's what separates us from the animals... except the weasel. - Homer Simpson

It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions. - Mark Twain

There are a zillion variables to a hamburger. What part of the animal went into it. What coarseness. What temperature. - Danny Meyer

An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal - falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox. - Francois Truffaut

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. - Oscar Wilde

Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones. - Bertrand Russell

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. - C S Lewis

If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much. - Mark Twain

Man is the only animal who enjoys the consolation of believing in a next life; all other animals enjoy the consolation of not worrying about it. - Robert Brault

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass. - Joseph Addison


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22-Aug-2019