49. The pink grasshopper – a story about erythrism 4

  The Pink Grasshopper Not so long ago, one of my photo-pals found a pink grasshopper. To be very honest: his special find made me a little bit jealous. After all it is just about the closest thing to a pink elephant! At the same time, I realized how rare such a phenomenon actually is […]

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48. Faces of Foxes 4

Faces of Foxes – 12 portraits of unique foxy faces When, during the sixties, Jane Goodall gave wild chimpanzees a name instead of a number, she put the science world upside down. Anonymous animals were no longer nothing but a number. With something apparently as simple as a name, she validated their individuality and uniqueness. […]


47. Lovely little Tick(e)y(e) – The Story of a Fox Kit’s Life 7

The first time ever I saw your face The first time ever I saw you, you were SO little and your face was so…special, that I couldn’t even take a picture. You looked almost like some kind of new, unknown species. You looked funny and far beyond cute. I soon discovered that not only did […]


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46. Chaos in Motion: murmurations & mental processes 3

Murmurations & mental processes Prior to writing an article, a storm might rage through my head. Ideas spontaneously sprout, patches of words, too fast to grab, fly by. Separate figments spin round like autumn leaves on a windy square. Meanwhile, elusive associations whirl down ceaselessly, occasionally shaken up by a plumping picture. Over time, I’ve […]


45. Valentine’s Day 2016: Foxy Love 1

I know of no animal that shows as much love and affections as foxes do. That could be because I know no animal, like I know foxes, but that’s not the point here. The point is….love. Foxy love to be more precise. Foxes are known to be smart, false, deceitful and mean creatures. A successful […]

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