Being a news junkie takes a toll on the nervous system. The world is a mess and there’s plenty to worry about. What a relief to come across some animal antics to soothe the soul today. Thought I’d share them with you.
Cat and dolphins. (If you have any jokes about cat food, please keep them to yourself.)
Watching the news getting to you? Switch over to the eagle hatchlings webcam.
The live video feed is streamed online 24/7. At night an infrared light provides night vision to viewers through the cam. Infrared light is not visible to eagles, they do not see it or know it is there.
First hatch 4/2/11.
24-hour collage of first egg pip and hatch
Second hatch 4/3/11.
First glimpse of second hatchling
Third hatch 4/6/11.
Close-ups of the third hatch
If you’re as lucky as TAM Patricia Smiley you don’t have to search online for an adorablness fix. This picture of three baby squirrels keeping each other warm was taken in her own backyard.
Maybe what they say is true: happiness lies right under our eyes back in our own backyard.