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The number of one Billion animals burned to death in the recent and ongoing Australian fires is just mind boggling. Billion is not a misprint. That is how many animals like Koala, Kangaroo, mammals of all sizes, reptiles of all sizes...have been burned alive during the Australian fires. And as of this writing 1/24/20, the fires continue and the slaughter continues.
I will be discussing this continuing emergency in Australia in my upcoming "Visit the Zoo" podcast at www.visitthezoo.podbean.com. I am recording today and hope to have up tomorrow 1/25/20. Be sure to check it out. 




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January 16, 2020

Keep It All In Perspective
Observing from whatever perch he is now sitting on and presumably looking down on what is going on now with his beloved Union, Abraham Lincoln, I'm certain, is weeping at this very moment.
Watching the gala opening circus in Washington D.C., known as the Impeachment Trial of Donald John Trump, 45th President of the United States, it's hard not to shed a tear or laugh out loud at the pretend solemnity of the occasion. The television ceremonies displayed today on Day One of this ongoing saga are interesting and fascinating but after a while it's like...meh! The politicians are in charge on both sides of the aisle so for sure boredom and repetition will now commence and partisanship will rear its ugly head.
First of all, Donald Trump is a facile liar, a manipulator, self-aggrandizing vain buffoon. But we elected him, through the Electoral College and not the popular vote to be sure, but we elected him. He is ours and we are responsible…