(Don’t worry, dear reader. Today’s post is short, optimistic, and will end with a “cuddly wuddly” lion cub photo from here in South Africa.) I am one strong, strong, STRONG mother fluffer. And I don’t just mean that I can now bench press 99 pounds (45kg for my new African friends), or that I still … More Marla is a Strong Mother Fluffer!
Tigers are not native to Africa, in case you didn’t know. I have to admit that before moving to South Africa, I did not know there were no African tigers. I mean, I knew from American zoos that there were “Bengal tigers” and “Siberian tigers” and when we used to play pool four days a … More Dear Africa, Stop Confusing Me with Tigers!
Okay, the giraffe’s name isn’t really “Marla.” But I figured since it didn’t have one, nobody would mind. And really, what animal is more like me than a giraffe? (Don’t answer that.)
This funny photograph was taken by my husband while we toured the Lion & Rhino Reserve in Krugersdorp. The best 3 captions (and maybe a couple more if you’re all just brilliant) will receive the very first postcards that I send from South Africa! Have at it! Deadline = 20 June 2013, Midnight (U.S. Eastern … More Caption This Photo, And Receive My Very First Postcard from South Africa!!
Holy crap I think I gorged on cuteness last weekend. I pretended not to imagine that this little guy would gladly eat me if he were big enough. He even got his growly pants on for a little while when I was messing with him as he climbed a little playslide. You’re only getting one … More Helping Rhinos (and Cuddling Lion Cubs)