Tag Archives: mating

Nature’s Brutal Assault

Today I witnessed a brutal and vicious attack and could do absolutely nothing about it. Four against one, the males ganged up on the female, holding her down as they each took it in turns to violate her. It was … Continue reading

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Francis, Charles or just plain Sir?

They’re coming. The females are in a frenzy ensuring they are looking their best ready to present themselves for courtship to a potential mate. I was witness to a cocky display this morning coming back from my shower. ‘Sir’ was … Continue reading

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Save water, bath with a friend.

If I hadn’t seen this for myself, I probably would not have believed it. Looking out of our french windows yesterday afternoon, I noticed activity in our bird bath. Yes IN, not on. This cast iron garden ornament was a … Continue reading

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