Animal postings

Animal postings (including birds, insects, etc.) on AZBlog; most penguin postings are in their own inventory:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/lists/penguin-postings/
and most mammoth postings in their own:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/lists/mammoth-postings/

…..

11/30/09: the Komodo Dragon:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2009/11/30/the-komodo-dragon/

8/5/12: Snakes, worms, fish, clams, slugs:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/08/05/snakes-worms-fish-clams-slugs
phallic creatures

8/24/12: Nicknames and mascots:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/08/24/nicknames-and-mascots
wolverine

8/25/12: Two portmanteaus:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/08/25/two-portmanteaus
seven-armed octopus

9/5/12: desmans:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2012/09/05/desmans/

3/20/13: Sea cucumbers:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/03/20/sea-cucumbers/

4/2/13: Glass eels
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/glass-eels/
glass eels, elvers, yellow eels

4/17/13: Penguins and tuxedos:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/penguins-and-tuxedos/
penguins

4/19/13: On the portmanteau watch: Boston, coyotes:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/04/19/on-the-portmanteau-watch-boston-coyotes/
coyotes

5/17/13: Vocabulary surprises:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/05/17/vocabulary-surprises/
tadpoles

6/25/13: terminal sire:
https://arnoldzwicky.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/terminal-sire/
Suffolk sheep

7/8/13: fur:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/08/fur/
French vison, hermine, putois

7/19/13: pizzle:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/19/pizzle/

7/29/13: pure bread:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/29/pure-bread/
purebreds

7/30/13: (little) fat sheep::
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/30/little-fat-sheep/

8/12/13: London Zoo animals:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/12/london-zoo-animals/
chameleon, lemur, penguins

8/16/13: Ugly animal preservation:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/16/ugly-animal-preservation/
proboscis monkey, gob-faced squid, blue-grey taildropper slug

8/23/13: Frizzles:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/23/frizzles/
Frizzle chickens

8/24/13: puffins:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/24/puffins/

10/1/13: rumpless and tufted:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/10/01/rumpless-and-tufted/
rumpless tufted Araucana

10/2/13: swallow-bellied and furry:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/10/02/swallow-bellied-and-furry/
swallow-bellied mangalitsa

10/23/13: Anecdote: The eagle in the bushes:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/10/23/anecdote-the-eagle-in-the-bushes/
hedgehogs

11/5/13: animal-zilla:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/05/animal-zilla/
platypus

11/6/13: Another animal portmanteau:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/06/another-animal-portmanteau/
Brahmousin

11/15/13: lionhead
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/15/lionhead/
lionhead rabbit

11/24/13: runners:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/24/runners/
Runner ducks

12/9/13: This week’s penguin links:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/12/09/this-weeks-penguin-links/

4/6/14: Bird life:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/06/bird-life/
Palo Alto bird life

4/7/14: Annals of hybridity:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/07/annals-of-hybridity/
geep/shoat

4/21/14: harvestmen:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/21/harvestmen/

7/8/14: Pentapedal
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/07/08/pentapedal/
kangaroos and their tails

7/14/14: The animal report:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/07/14/the-animal-report/
elephants, a tawny owl, the giant squid, cougars

9/4/14: Three from New Scientist:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/09/04/three-from-new-scientist/
#3: giraffe weevil

9/5/14: In memoriam Martha Pigeon:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/09/05/in-memoriam-martha-pigeon/
the passenger pigeon

9/13/14: Linguistic diversity among the nopalries:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/09/13/linguistic-diversity-among-the-nopalries/
the cochineal insect

9/14/14: Coneflowers and goldfinches:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/09/14/coneflowers-and-goldfinches/
goldfinches

9/25/14: Hedgehogs
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/09/25/hedgehogs/

10/1/14: Pests on the march:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/10/01/pests-on-the-march/
Asian long-horned beetles

10/9/14: Plato — or Woody Woodpecker?:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/10/09/plato-or-woody-woodpecker/
woodpeckers

10/19/14: Animals on duty:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/10/19/animals-on-duty/
emotional-support animals, service dogs

10/30/14: Communication among white-footed sportive lemurs
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/10/30/communication-among-white-footed-sportive-lemurs/

11/24/14: Ciao, Carpaccio!: animals in the paintings of Vittore Carpaccio
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/11/24/ciao-carpaccio/

12/19/14: Fabulous creatures on television: Bertie the Bunyip, Flub-a-dub
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/19/fabulous-creatures-on-television/

1/14/15: batricide: bats
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/14/batricide/

1/15/15: The noirwhal: narwhal
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/15/the-noirwhal/

1/24/15: Shark!: sand shark
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/24/shark/

2/2/15: Back-to-back American holidays: groundhog
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/02/02/back-to-back-american-holidays/

3/16/15: Morning name: bilharzia: Schistosoma parasite
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/03/16/morning-name-bilharzia/

3/26/15: Names for plumed creatures, mythical and real: hoatzin
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/03/26/names-for-plumed-creatures-mythical-and-real/

3/27/15: Name those spiders: peacock spiders
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/03/27/name-those-spiders/

3/29/15: Boobies: blue-footed boobies
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/03/29/boobies/

3/31/15: Two, noctural and dactylic: pangolin, kinkajou
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/03/31/two-nocturnal-and-dactylic/

4/1/15: Pangolins part 2:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/04/01/pangolins-part-2/

4/14/15: A nighmare creature: crown-of-thorns starfish
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/04/14/a-nightmare-creature/

4/15/15: The panda shirt:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/04/15/the-panda-shirt/

4/16/15: Morning: C. elegans:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/04/16/morning-c-elegans/

5/4/15: The names of birds:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/05/04/the-names-of-birds/
especially drongos

5/5/15: Roly(-)Polies:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/05/05/roly-polies/
pillbugs

5/5/15: Service animals:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/05/05/service-animals/

5/5/15: In brief: the name of a new dinosaur:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/05/05/in-brief-the-name-of-a-new-dinosaur/
Chilesaurus diegosuarezi

5/16/15: A ring-tailed lemur type:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/05/16/a-ring-tailed-lemur-type/

6/4/15: The hunted 95 per cent?:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/06/04/the-hunted-95-per-cent/
saigas (antelopes)

6/27/15: Gay Pride:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/06/27/gay-pride/
pride of lions

6/29/15: shippo:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/06/29/shippo/
hippopotamus (and sheep)

7/7/15: Morning name: booklouse:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/07/morning-names-booklouse/

7/8/15: Homing lizards:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/08/homing-lizards/
anoles

7/13/15: findependence:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/13/findependence/
sharks

7/13/15: Soothing boxes: or the pleasures of corrugation:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/13/soothing-boxes-or-the-pleasures-of-corrugation/
cats in boxes

7/17/15: trophyllaxis:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/17/trophallaxis/
yellowjacket wasps

7/25/15: Morning names: naked mole rat, Penn Palestra:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/25/morning-names-naked-mole-rat-penn-palestra/
naked mole rat

7/27/15:Misleadingly named animals:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/27/misleadingly-named-animals/
8 animals with names that are putatively misleading

7/27/15: Primate testicle size:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/27/primate-testicle-size/
the northern giant mouse lemur

8/8/15: Morning name: Culebra:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/08/08/morning-name-culebra/
anoles and birds on Culebra

8/13/15: Briefly: ‘ware frog!:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/08/13/briefly-ware-frog/
venomous frogs in Brazil

8/15/15: Crab feast:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/08/15/crab-feast/
snow crabs, king crabs, and related creatures; crab lice

8/23/15: Kraken! And GEICO!:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/08/23/kraken-and-geico/
the fabulous creature the Kraken

8/24/15: All things shark:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/08/24/all-things-shark/
review of shark postings

8/28/15: Return to the crab feast:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/08/28/return-to-the-crab-feast/
more crabs: blue crabs, blue swimmer crabs

9/2/15: Scientists at play:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/02/scientists-at-play/
animal genitalia on #junkoff

9/3/15: Flintstone days:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/03/flintstone-days/
fabulous animals: Barbapapas, the Shmoo

9/12/15: Chaste trees and jumping spiders:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/12/chaste-trees-and-jumping-spiders/
jumping spiders (Salticidae)

9/27/15: Vicious wombats:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/27/vicious-wombats/
wombats

10/2/15: lubbers:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/02/lubbers/
lubber grasshoppers

10/17/15: That’s a moray:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/17/thats-a-moray/
morays

10/18/15: Morning: monotreme, marsupial:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/18/morning-monotreme-marsupial/
monotremes, marsupials; platypus, echidna, various marsupials

10/24/15: Morning silverfish:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/24/morning-silverfish/
howler monkeys, dermestid beetles, silverfish

11/4/15: Moving pest news:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/04/moving-pest-news/
nut weevil

11/8/15: ExtenZe:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/08/extenze/
velvet antlers of deer

11/11/15: The water frog, the ground squirrel, and the little thrush:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/11/the-water-frog-the-ground-squirrel-and-the-little-thrush/
American bullfrog, Eastern chipmunk, little thrush

11/22/15: big game:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/22/big-game/
game animals

11/28/15: Pearls POP:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/28/pearls-pop/
warthog

12/8/15: Anderson Cooper as a silver wolverine Animorph:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/12/08/anderson-cooper-as-a-silver-wolverine-animorph/
wolverine

12/27/15: Morning name: Kakadu:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/12/27/morning-name-kakadu/
cockatoo

1/5/16: The news for penises, issue #1 of 2016:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/05/the-news-for-penises-issue-1-of-2016/
horse, candiru

2/7/16: The news for, um, monkeys;
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/02/07/the-news-for-um-monkeys/

3/17/16: Morning name: javelina:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/17/morning-name-javelina/
the peccary

3/24/16: The invasive starling:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/24/the-invasive-starling/
starlings

3/30/16: Morning name: domoic acid (and Dungeness crab):
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/30/morning-name-domoic-acid-plus-dungeness-crab/
the Dungeness crab

4/3/16: Common names that are also descriptions:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/03/common-names-that-are-also-descriptions/
red-headed woodpecker, red-winged blackbird

4/18/16: Meet the Wieners, stampeding in buns:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/18/meet-the-wieners-stampeding-in-buns/
dachshunds

4/22/16: Joe Orlando: a cartoonist and his sea-monkeys:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/22/joe-orlando-a-cartoonist-and-his-sea-monkeys/
brine shrimp

5/3/16: Morning names: thistles!:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/05/03/morning-names-thistles/
European goldfinch

5/28/16: The snail days of summer:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/05/28/the-snail-days-of-summer/
snails in cartoons

6/1/16: An infestation of flies:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/06/01/an-infestation-of-flies/
drain flies, fruit flies

7/9/16: A profusion of fireflies:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/07/09/a-profusion-of-fireflies/

7/25/16: Our playful entomologists:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/07/25/our-playful-entomologists/
playful taxonomic names for creatures, especially insects

8/15/16: Gross and flying squirrels, Barsotti and flying penguins:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/08/15/gross-and-flying-penguins-barsotti-and-flying-squirrels/
assorted animals in cartoons: penguins, squirrels, frogs, vultures

8/19/16: Pink motels, Cadillacs, etc. etc.:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/08/19/pink-motels-cadillacs-etc-etc/
pink fairy armadillo

9/6/16: Birthday times:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/09/06/birthday-times/
British butterflies

9/9/16: Feet in footage, pawns at the pawnshop:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/09/09/feet-in-footage-pawns-at-the-pawnshop/
rooks (crows)

9/12/16: Toucan, get what you want
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/09/12/toucan-get-what-you-need/
toucans

10/17/16: Dog massage:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/10/17/dog-massage/
Shih Tzu breed of dogs

10/20/16: Tradenaming:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/10/20/tradenaming/
Zwicky le Chat, the store cat and mascot at the Parisian shop FLEUX’

11/19/16: Montalvo morning:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/19/montalvo-morning/
Pacific harbor seal

11/20/16: Blue-Emu:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/20/blue-emu/
emu

12/4/16: Con Ed and the Ramona St. Squirrel Squad:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/04/con-ed-and-the-ramona-st-squirrel-squad/
squirrels

12/8/16: The Curious George caper:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/08/the-curious-george-caper/
monkeys and apes

12/20/16: It’s beginning to look a lot like Fishmas:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/20/its-beginning-to-look-a-lot-like-fishmas/
walleye

1/2/17: Whimsical Park:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/02/whimsical-park/
giraffes

2/9/17: ReFo and K-Man:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/09/refo-and-k-man/
red fox, caiman; carnivores and Carnivora

2/14/17: VDay pangolins:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/14/vday-pangolins/

2/16/17: Flagrant figures:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/16/flagrant-figures/
#2 koi pond

3/6/17: Komodo dragon day:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/06/komodo-dragon-day/

3/13/17: Risible (faux-)commercial name:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/13/risible-faux-commercial-name/
sperm whale

3/22/17: The news for beavers:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/22/the-news-for-beavers/
beavers, crayfish

4/4/17: Quick, Bruce, the blat!:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/04/quick-bruce-the-blat/
the fruitbat

4/5/17: Pick your Presidential pet:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/05/pick-your-presidential-pet/
Presidential pets

4/6/17: Hail to the Hyena-in-Chief:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/06/hail-to-the-hyena-in-chief/
hyenas, esp. spotted hyena and striped hyena; feliform and caniform carnivores

4/10/17: Uneasy lies the head:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/10/uneasy-lies-the-head/
pufferfish

4/17/17: Chub and chums in the morning:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/17/chub-and-chums-in-the-morning/
two fish called chub (a carp and a salmon)

4/21/17: Seahorse on a stick, GBF, and the Describe-A-Muffin Task:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/21/seahorse-on-a-stick-gbf-and-the-describe-a-muffin-task/
seahorses, starfish, scorpions

4/25/17: There’s always room for another penguin or two:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/25/theres-always-room-for-another-penguin-or-two/
penguins, kiwis; other birds of New Zealand

4/28/17: Friday word play in the comics:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/28/friday-word-play-in-the-comics/
border collies (and sheep)

5/1/17: Like a mayfly:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/01/like-a-mayfly/
the mayfly

5/5/17: blue jack:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/05/blue-jack/
blue jack ‘coho salmon’; Electric Blue Jack Dempsey (aquarium fish)

5/13/17: Toxic moments:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/13/toxic-moments/
rough-skinned newts, pufferfish, garter snakes; tetradotoxin

5/14/17: Chenillar moments, including frass and lepidopterism
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/14/chenillar-moments-including-frass-and-lepidopterism/
California oak moths, Western tussock moths, processionary caterpillars; lepidopterism

5/20/17: Squid Pro Quo:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/20/squid-pro-quo/
squid

5/23/17: Corn snakes and eggplants:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/23/corn-snakes-and-eggplants/
corn snakes

6/10/17: Music hath powers to repel the savage pest:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/06/10/music-hath-powers-to-repel-the-savage-pest/
chipmunks and squirrels

7/1/17: O Canada! Au Canada: le huard!:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/01/o-canada-au-canada-le-huard/
the common loon

7/5/17: More news not for penises:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/05/more-news-not-for-penises/
male fowl, their combs and their spurs

7/17/17: Amoeba humor:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/17/amoeba-humor/
amoebas; protists

7/23/17: Codpieces on Cellblock 13:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/23/codpieces-on-cellblock-13/
Cynosaurus

7/24/17: No moths, no squirrels, no rats:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/24/no-moths-no-squirrels-no-rats/
clothes moths, squirrels, roof rats, blue jays

7/26/17: I sing the body elastic:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/26/i-sing-the-body-elastic/
turkeys and their snoods

8/9/17: Further adventures in cartoon understanding:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/09/further-adventures-in-cartoon-understanding/
beaver in #1, duck decoys in #5 and 6

8/13/17: Hold me:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/13/hold-me/
ThunderShirt for dogs

8/13/17: Fungus gnats:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/13/fungus-gnats/
and gnats

8/14/17: Two European estates in America:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/14/two-european-estates-in-america/
Monarch butterflies and other pollinator creatures (bees, bats, hummingbirds)

9/1/17: On the food watch: iguanas:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/01/on-the-food-watch-iguanas/

9/2/17: Bosco 3:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/02/bosco-3/
dogs named Bosco

9/6/17: Birthday notes:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/06/birthday-notes/
Indian runner ducks

9/9/17: Runner ducks, runner beans, rubber ducks:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/09/runner-ducks-runner-beans-rubber-ducks/
Indian runner ducks

9/15/17: A marmot sang in Graubünden meadows
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/15/a-marmot-sang-in-graubunden-meadows/
Alpine marmots; and beavers, groundhogs, prairie dogs, ground squirrels, squirrels, chipmunks, capybaras, pocket gophers

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