“These little contradictions are in all of us. They're in me at least. And so I forgot that I had been awake for 30 hours and kept walking, grateful to be a little boat full of water, still floating.” --John Green
photos from edgar’s mission animal rescue sanctuary in vctoria, australia of leon trotsky, a piglet who suffered a broken pelvis, and frosty the snow goat, who lost the use of his back legs from a debilitating and life threatening condition known as joint naval ill. with use of the training wheels seen here, both were able to get around while they healed and ultimately (as evidenced in the last photos) recovered.
during the autumn rutting season, red deer stag find themselves with elaborate bracken crowns from having rubbed their heads against the ground, which they do to strengthen their neck muscles so as to help them in battle with those competing for the affections of the does. photos by (click pic) marksmith, toby melville, luke millward and gregmorgan in london’s richmond park. (see also: more autumn rut in richmond park)