A Peaceful Interlude with Nice Animals

All right, it’s not the catchiest headline I ever wrote; but at least it’s accurate.

I gotta feel for the dog with the monarch butterfly sitting on his head: he has absolutely no idea what to do. Monarchs are much less skittish than other butterflies because nobody eats them. Monarch caterpillars live on milkweed, and the milkweed stuff stays in their system after they turn into butterflies, and it tastes bad. If a bird eats a monarch, he won’t eat another.

And then there are the ducks taking a short-cut through somebody’s house…

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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