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

Animals are like people because people are animals. - Barbara T Gates

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

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

Mothers of teens know why some animals eat their young. - Unknown

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

All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others. - George Orwell

Everywhere animals are in chains, but we image them as free. - Carol J Adams

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

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

I never act. I simply bring out the real animal that's in me. - Willem Dafoe

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

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

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

Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal. - Charles Darwin

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

Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

Moose: An animal that has a head and horns on one end and a living room wall on the other - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

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

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

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

I like cookies, any cookie you put in front of me - animal cookies, sugar cookies, anything crunchy. - Maria Shriver

I am a lizard, a shark, a heat-seeking panther. I want to be Bob Denver on acid playing the accordion. - Nicolas Cage

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

It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians. - Henrik Ibsen

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

Animals are not our selfie props. If there's any risk that your photo is going to hurt or stress an animal, it's not worth it. - Angela Henderson

Animals have one thing that puts them way ahead of people: they don't dissemble, and you don't have to pretend in front of them. - Ivan Klima

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

God gave unto the Animals
A wisdom past our power to see:
Each knows innately how to live,
Which we must learn laboriously. - Margaret Atwood

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

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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22-Apr-2021