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Animal Rings

Close inspection of tree rings reveals animal traits

Animal Rings thanks to Keith Blake

Tree surgeon at work

Aging peeled back one layer at a time

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My favorite animal is steak. - Fran Lebowitz

Only animals were not expelled from Paradise. - Milan Kundera

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

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

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. - Moliere

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

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice. - George Eliot

Contempt for animal life leads to contempt for human life. - Edward Abbey

All animals are minor variations on a very particular theme. - Richard Dawkins

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

An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. - Martin Buber

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. - Edward Abbey

The trees in Siberia are miles apart - that's why the dogs are so fast. - Bob Hope

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened. - Anatole France

There's a good animal show on with that kindly old gent, Marlons Perkos. - Archie Bunker

Animals are simply sophisticated machines created by the infinitely skilled artisan, God. - Brian G Henning

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

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

If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals. - Leo Tolstoy

All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience. - Henry Miller

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

Human language appears to be a unique phenomenon, without significant analogue in the animal world. - Noam Chomsky

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

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

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. - Benjamin Franklin

We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice. - Stephen Covey

Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs. - P J O'Rourke

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

You love flowers, but you cut them. You love animals, but you eat them. You tell me you love me, so now I'm scared. - Unknown

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this. - Bertrand Russell

When you hunt animals, you may succeed or not. But when you open the fridge, you will succeed a hundred percent of the time. - Nora Volkow

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

Understand the key factors in the math behind viral marketing, and use those to figure out what it takes to get viral growth. - David Skok

When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious. - Unknown

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people. - Confucius

The very things we wish to avoid, neglect and flee from turn out to be the 'prima materia' from which all real growth comes. - Andrew Harvey

Ugly animals have it rough. We're more likely to eat them or let them go extinct, and less likely to adopt them from animal shelters. - Joshua A Krisch

Leadership development is not an 'event.' It's a capacity-building endeavor. It's a process of human growth and development. - Linda F Thornton

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote. - Paul Harvey

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


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