It’s a good one
Oh, yes. Reminds me of when my sedgehead colleagues and I met a friend at a high mountain lake. She wanted to lead us to an absolutely gorgeous lake about half a mile further on. We were excited about the sedges. Going the first quarter mile took over an hour.
This one reminds me of a story from my sixth grade ‘Physical Education’ class where all the boys had to do a presentation (topic, their choice) as their foray into public speaking.
A lot of predictable sports hero stories, travel tales, and so on. But one that really stuck in my memory was from one kid who just never said much at all, to anyone, if he could help it.
Anyhow, before he started ‘David’ had drawn a pretty crude outline of a bird on the chalkboard and began his speech by pointing out with a wooden pointer, basic anatomy which went something like this:
“Birds. Birds have a beak, a body, two wings, two legs, two feet and… one head.”
Even the gym teacher looked up from his desk on that one.
(You certainly couldn’t find fault in his observational analysis either.)
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Let’s not forget another comic genius: Bill Watterson.
Here’s one all about mistaken ‘identity’:
But in general, Calvin is highly motivated by natural discovery and for protecting it.
And perhaps this one best captures the naturalist spirit:
An xkcd for those studying ant navigation :-D
One of my favourite web comics is,
I often share these with my son. When I emailed him this week’s strip, the subject line that was injected automatically read:
“Thinking about stuff? No, society is fine how it is, we just need to do engineering to make things more efficient” - guy in the middle of a mass extiction event
Yeah, it can be dark, but sometimes you need to learn how to laugh in the darkness.
And that’s certainly true about the act of being part of contemporary nature studies.
I hope you enjoy this week’s strip about human extinction…
Haven’t they already taken over the world?
kind of have , was hoping people would say no we still have time :-)
Maybe not directly to do with nature, but definitely something that everyone involved with our hobby can relate to.
This one’s for the plant-lovers!
Another comic from bird and moon, I thought this might be interesting.
Bird is a Cape May warbler.