Animal postings

*Animal postings (including birds, insects, etc.) on AZBlog; most penguin postings are in their own inventory:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/lists/penguin-postings/]
and most mammoth postings in their own:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/lists/mammoth-postings/]
There is also a Page with shark postings:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/lists/shark-postings/]

…..

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

8/5/12: Snakes, worms, fish, clams, slugs:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/05/snakes-worms-fish-clams-slugs]
phallic creatures

8/24/12: Nicknames and mascots:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/24/nicknames-and-mascots]
wolverine

8/25/12: Two portmanteaus:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/25/two-portmanteaus]
seven-armed octopus

9/5/12: desmans:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/09/05/desmans/]

3/20/13: Sea cucumbers:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/03/20/sea-cucumbers/]

4/2/13: Glass eels
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/04/02/glass-eels/]
glass eels, elvers, yellow eels

4/17/13: Penguins and tuxedos:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/04/17/penguins-and-tuxedos/]
penguins

4/19/13: On the portmanteau watch: Boston, coyotes:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/04/19/on-the-portmanteau-watch-boston-coyotes/]
coyotes

5/17/13: Vocabulary surprises:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/05/17/vocabulary-surprises/]
tadpoles

6/25/13: terminal sire:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/06/25/terminal-sire/]
Suffolk sheep

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

7/19/13: pizzle:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/19/pizzle/]

7/29/13: pure bread:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/29/pure-bread/]
purebreds

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

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

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

8/23/13: Frizzles:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/23/frizzles/]
Frizzle chickens

8/24/13: puffins:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/24/puffins/]

10/1/13: rumpless and tufted:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/10/01/rumpless-and-tufted/]
rumpless tufted Araucana

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

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

11/5/13: animal-zilla:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/05/animal-zilla/]
platypus

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

11/15/13: lionhead
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/15/lionhead/]
lionhead rabbit

11/24/13: runners:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/11/24/runners/]
Runner ducks

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

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

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

4/21/14: harvestmen:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/21/harvestmen/]

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

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

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

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

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

9/14/14: Coneflowers and goldfinches:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/09/14/coneflowers-and-goldfinches/]
goldfinches

9/25/14: Hedgehogs
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/09/25/hedgehogs/]

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

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

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

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

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

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

1/14/15: batricide: bats
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/14/batricide/]

1/15/15: The noirwhal: narwhal
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/15/the-noirwhal/]

1/24/15: Shark!: sand shark
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/24/shark/]

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

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

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

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

3/29/15: Boobies: blue-footed boobies
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/03/29/boobies/]

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

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

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

4/15/15: The panda shirt:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/04/15/the-panda-shirt/]

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

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

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

5/5/15: Service animals:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/05/05/service-animals/]

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

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

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

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

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

7/7/15: Morning name: booklouse:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/07/morning-names-booklouse/]

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

7/13/15: findependence:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/13/findependence/]
sharks

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

7/17/15: trophyllaxis:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/17/trophallaxis/]
yellowjacket wasps

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9/27/15: Vicious wombats:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/27/vicious-wombats/]
wombats

10/2/15: lubbers:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/02/lubbers/]
lubber grasshoppers

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

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

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

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

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

11/11/15: The water frog, the ground squirrel, and the little thrush:
[http://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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/22/big-game/]
game animals

11/28/15: Pearls POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/28/pearls-pop/]
warthog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4/3/16: Common names that are also descriptions:
[http://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

9/23/17: Bear chairs:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/23/bear-chairs/
bears]

9/24/17: A sapsucking planthopper:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/24/a-sapsucking-planthopper/]
spotted lanternfly

9/26/17: Black bread and pickled herring:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/09/26/black-bread-and-pickled-herring/]
herring

10/30/17: Herons in the garden:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/30/herons-in-the-garden/]
herons

11/1/17: Puns and portmanteaus, polar bears and hippos:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/11/01/puns-and-portmanteaus-polar-bears-and-hippos/]

11/24/17: The pun within the pun:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/11/24/the-pun-within-the-pun/]
border collies

3/9/18: On the Slugwatch:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/09/on-the-slugwatch/]
banana slugs

3/13/18: Mistakes in avian medicine:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/13/mistakes-in-avian-medicine/]
ravens and crows

3/14/18: Pi Day 2018:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/14/pi-day-2018/]
pythons

3/23/18: Gayupid’s Arrow: We are everywhere, and now you are too:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/23/gayupids-arrow-we-are-everywhere-and-now-you-are-too/]
fire ants

4/22/18: Pestilences in Pa. Dutch country:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/22/pestilences-in-pa-dutch-country/]
spotted lanternfly, brown marmorated stinkbug; and other insect pests

4/25/18: polydactyly:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/25/polydactyly/]
polydactylic cats

4/30/18: Meadowland fauna!:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/30/meadowland-fauna/]
black-tailed jackrabbit

5/7/18: Land of Encroachment: the lizards:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/07/land-of-encroachment-the-lizards/]
tegus

5/8/18: mailman lady:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/08/mailman-lady/]
Lizard Lady Reptiles

5/20/18: The egg patrol: plastic to porcelain:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/20/the-egg-patrol-plastic-to-porcelain/]
wrens, finch

5/21/18: bunny ears:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/21/bunny-ears/]
rabbit/bunny, donkey/ass

5/29/18: Chez Le Fourmilier:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/29/chez-le-fourmilier/]
anteateaters, ants, lobsters

5/29/18: It’s alive!:
rabbit

6/2/18: Panic in Quercy Park:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/02/panic-in-quercy-park/]
falcon, lizard with querque in their Sp. names

6/29/18: Swiss spin-off: herringbone tweed:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/29/swiss-spin-off-herringbone-tweed/]
herring

7/3/18: Annals of edibilia: Hissing Cockroach, Severed Genitals:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/07/03/annals-of-edibilia-hissing-cockroach-severed-genitals/]
#3 Madagascar hissing cockroaches; #12 turban snails

7/12/18: Golden Meanies:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/07/12/golden-meanies/]
dogs: golden retriever, golden Labrador

7/20/28: Jurassic Jeff:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/07/20/jurassic-jeff/]
dinosaurs; common reed frog

7/25/18: Death by staircase:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/07/25/death-by-staircase/]
SHARK WEEK on the Discovery Channel

7/28/18: The ants are my friends?:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/07/28/the-ants-are-my-friends-2/]
carpenter ants

8/2/18: Advances in phobology:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/02/advances-in-phobology/]
ducks, geese, swans; the family Anatidae

8/4/18: Cultural knowledge:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/04/cultural-knowledge/]
squirrels, dogs

8/8/18: The elephant in therapy:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/08/the-elephant-in-therapy/]
elephant cartoons

8/16/18: Central Shark:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/16/central-shark/]
Sharknado Week on the SyFy Channel

8/16/18: Rainbow. Sharks. Rainbow sharks.:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/16/rainbow-sharks-rainbow-sharks/]
sharks; #7 dolphins; #6 rainbow shark

8/30/18: Mandarin orange at the Malamute Saloon:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/30/mandarin-orange-at-the-malamute-saloon/]
Alaskan Malamute

9/1/18: Stick insects and tree crickets:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/09/01/stick-insects-and-tree-crickets/]
these, and field crickets

9/4/18: Brush away the blue-tailed skink:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/09/04/brush-away-the-blue-tailed-skink/]

9/17/18: The news for shoes:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/09/17/the-news-for-shoes/]
the women’s footwear company Wanda Panda; its logo the toucan

10/9/18: Nomenclature as destiny:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/10/09/nomenclature-as-destiny/]
passenger pigeons and carrier pigeons

10/23/18: Use skate in a sentence:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/10/23/use-skate-in-a-sentence/]
skates, the cartilaginous fish

10/31/18: Revisiting 19: more proxy names:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/10/31/revisiting-19-more-proxy-names/]
the weasel

11/3/18: News for pumpkins: art and science:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/11/03/news-for-pumpkins-art-and-science/]
evolution of elephantids (and cucurbits)

11/10/18: Cartoon understanding in parallel worlds:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/11/10/cartoon-understanding-in-parallel-worlds/]
woodpeckers, esp. the pileated woodpecker

11/25/18: Morning at the bottom of the sea:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/11/25/morning-at-the-bottom-of-the-sea/]
benthic creatures, esp. worms; polychaetes; priapulida

11/29/18: A grotesque word:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/11/29/a-grotesque-word/]
gars / garfish

11/29/18: OBH information:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/11/29/obh-information/]
clams

12/2/18: Note: the insect apocalypse:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/02/note-the-insect-apocalypse/]

12/5/18: News for bears: St. Corbinian:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/05/news-for-bears-st-corbinian/]

12/5/18: News for (massive) dogs: St. Bernard of Menthon:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/05/news-for-massive-dogs-st-bernard-of-menthon/]
St. Bernard dogs (and a few bears)

12/8/18: News for bears: cities of bears:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/08/news-for-bears-cities-of-bears/]
Bern(e), Switzerland; Big Bear City and Los Osos CA

12/10/18: Understanding Bizarro:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/10/understanding-bizarro/]
bats as insectivores; various bat-eating creatures, especially Mexican rat snakes

12/13/18: The corten zoo of Fernando Suárez Reguera:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/13/the-corten-zoo-of-fernando-suarez-reguera/]
4 animal sculptures; plus a Deborah Butterfield horse sculpture

12/26/18: Four presents:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/12/26/four-presents/]
otter in #4, various ceramic animals in #1 and #8

1/6/19: Annals of goofy kitchenware:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/01/06/annals-of-goofy-kitchenware/]
brontosaurs and apatosaurs; plesiosaurs; fictional animals (Loch Ness Monster)

1/19/19: The poetry corner:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/01/19/the-poetry-corner/]
allusion to the life history of the liver fluke in the first poem

1/20/19: Know your Prideful polarites:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/01/20/know-your-prideful-polarites/]
penguins and polar bears

1/22/19: Squirrely:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/01/22/squirrely/]
Squirrel Appreciation Day

1/28/19: Phil comes out:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/01/28/phil-comes-out/]
groundhogs (and Groundhog Day)

1/29/19: A camelid from darkest Peru:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/01/29/a-camelid-from-darkest-peru/]
llamas and other camelids

2/5/19: Aquatic carpentry:
hammerhead sharks; sawfish

2/11/19: Age cannot wither them:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/02/11/age-cannot-wither-them/]
milk snakes, corn snakes, venomous snakes similar to them

3/3/19: Another hybrid food, no portmanteau name:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/03/03/another-hybrid-food-no-portmanteau-name/]
biches ‘does’ and bitches

3/3/19: The didactyl anteater, Anteater D, aka The Antedater:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/03/03/the-didactyl-anteater-anteater-d-aka-the-antedater/]
the Silky Anteater, Cyclopes didactylus

3/14/19: Caribou with a pair:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/03/14/caribou-with-a-pair/]
caribou and reindeer

3/26/19: They might be herons:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/03/26/they-might-be-herons/]
great blue heron, Indian cobra

3/30/19: News for carnivorous penises:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/03/30/news-for-carnivorous-penises/]
mottled false moray (Chlopsis dentatus), sea cucumbers with anal teeth

4/10/19: Crunching the festive rabbits:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/10/crunching-the-festive-rabbits/]
Tyrannosaurus rex (and other theropods)

4/11/19: Monsters and their Peeps:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/11/monsters-and-their-peeps/]
theropods, Komodo dragons, snakes, lizards, crocodilians

4/18/19: Le Pingouin aux Parapluies Roses:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/18/le-pingouin-aux-parapluies-roses/]
penguins, puffins, auks

5/9/19: Annals of inadvertently cute creatures:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/09/annals-of-inadvertently-cute-creatures/]
leaf sheep sea slug; sea bunnies (also sea slugs)

5/15/19: News for penguins: the misread petrel:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/15/news-for-penguins-the-misread-petrel/]
giant petrels

5/15/19: The larval menace in their tents:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/15/the-larval-menace-in-their-tents/]
tent caterpillars, tarantulas

5/18/19: Ostentatiously playful allusions:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/18/ostentatiously-playful-allusions/]
tapirs

5/21/19: Das Wappen:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/21/das-wappen/]
hornets

5/25/19: High 5 from a bison:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/25/high-5-from-a-bison/]
bison/buffalos

5/29/19: On the dog food watch:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/29/on-the-dog-food-watch/]
dogs in Kibbles ‘n Bits ads

6/3/19: The dog of ivy:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/03/the-dog-of-ivy/]
poodles

6/25/19: Torus! Torus! Torus!:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/25/torus-torus-torus/]
the bull as symbol

6/29/19: A bit more reaping:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/06/29/a-bit-more-reaping/]
brim, the fish

7/26/19: On the lawn:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/07/26/on-the-lawn/]
flamingos

9/8/19: Greetings:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/08/greetings-2/]
green sea turtles

9/30/19: The sea eagle:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/09/30/the-sea-eagle/]
sea eagles in Norway

10/15/19: Sharing your penguin:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/15/sharing-your-penguin/]
leopard seals

10/19/19: Another Griffithian mantra:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/19/another-griffithian-mantra/]
catnip and cat toys

11/6/19: The Russian sardines are coming!:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/06/the-russian-sardines-are-coming/]
sardines

11/8/19: The lizard on the 101:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/08/the-lizard-on-the-101/]
alligator lizards

11/16/19: Toadsuck catfish:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/16/toadsuck-catfish/]
catfish

11/21/19: Here’s to adorable Gina:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/21/heres-to-adorable-gina/]
elasmobranches; lingcod; giant isopod; woodlice

12/13/19: Two actor POP days:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/12/13/two-actor-pop-days/]
Russell terriers

12/13/19: Revisiting 39: penis fish on California beaches:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/12/13/revisiting-39-penis-fish-on-california-beaches/]
the spoon worm (aka penis fish) Urechis caupo

12/25/19: Revisiting 40: Bird X:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/12/25/revisiting-40-bird-x/]
birds with names beginning wth X, especially the xenops

1/3/20: The penguinocalypse:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/01/03/the-penguinocalypse/]
penguins, leopard seals, big cats (lions, in particular), wolves

1/13/20: Just one peanut:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/01/13/just-one-peanut/]
elephants and peanuts

1/19/20: An infestation:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/01/19/an-infestation/]
pests, vermin, invasives, infestations

1/21/20: A squirrel in the hand:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/01/21/a-squirrel-in-the-hand/]
Squirrel Appreciation Day

1/31/20: Early February herbivores:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/01/31/early-february-herbivores/]
groundhogs / woodchucks

2/1/20: Revisiting 42: stalked by a giant anthropomorphic squirrel:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/02/01/revisiting-42-stalked-by-a-giant-anthropomorphic-squirrel/]
giant Malabar squirrels

2/10/20: Basil Ratburn:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/02/10/basil-ratburn/]
the rat as zodiacal symbol

2/20/20: Warren swings (like a gecko tail do):
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/02/20/warren-swings-like-a-gecko-tail-do/]
the leopard gecko

2/24/20: Eel-eater and his kind:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/02/24/eel-eater-and-his-kind/]
the rainbow snake

3/15/20: Higashi Day cartoon 5: hoods and newts:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/03/15/higashi-day-cartoon-5-hoods-and-newts/]
newts, esp. Taricha granulosa, the extremely toxic rough-skinned newt

3/16/20: Higashi Day cartoon 6: Pi Day cartoon understanding:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/03/16/higashi-day-cartoon-6-pi-day-cartoon-understanding/]
frogs and snakes

3/19/20: Buzz me, baby:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/03/19/buzz-me-baby/]
hummingbirds

3/24/20: The predictable blend error:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/03/24/the-predictable-blend-error/]
ravens

3/27/20: Chez Le Formulier II:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/03/27/chez-le-fourmilier-ii/]
anteaters

4/1/20: Annals of sexual slang: peacocks:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/04/01/annals-of-sexual-slang-peacocks/]
peacocks

4/3/20: The triune Emperor of the Swamp: a muskrat, a fox, and a bear:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/04/03/the-triune-emperor-of-the-swamp-a-muskrat-a-fox-and-a-bear/]
muskrats

4/10/20: Martin Van Buren, feeding nachos to a hyperactive squirrel:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/04/10/martin-van-buren-feeding-nachos-to-a-hyperactive-squirrel/]
squirrels and bats

5/1/20: Trois lapins pour le premer mai:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/01/trois-lapins-pour-le-premier-mai/]
rabbits, frogs

5/4/20: Our reclusive pangolinists:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/04/our-reclusive-pangolinists/]
pangolins

5/20/20: Minimalist, and sometimes anti-bacterial:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/20/minimalist-and-sometimes-anti-bacterial/]
Merino sheep

6/9/20: The June flora and fauna report:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/06/09/the-june-flora-and-fauna-report/]
absence of birds and creatures on my patio; roof rats, squirrels, skunks, LBJs (little brown jobs – birds), dust baths, bird feeders, snails

6/21/20: Gay hedgehog:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/06/21/gay-hedgehog/]
hedgehogs

6/27/20: Meet the Jays:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/06/27/meet-the-jays/]
California scrub jays (and other jays)

6/28/20: Bark if you’re Swiss:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/06/28/bark-if-youre-swiss/]
Swiss Mountain Dogs

7/3/20: Variability: juncos:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/03/variability-juncos/]
jays, mourning doves, and (mostly) juncos

7/5/20: Budgies on the roadside:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/05/budgies-on-the-roadside/]
budgies

7/6/20: Suicidal cats:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/06/suicidal-cats/]

7/7/20: Navy flamingos and roseate spoonbills:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/07/navy-flamingos-and-roseate-spoonbills/]

7/19/20: Birdland:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/19/birdland/]
penguins; scrub jays, juncos, mourning doves, house finches

7/25/20: The Chinese squeaky-pen dog:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/07/25/the-chinese-squeaky-pen-dog/]
the Shar Pei

8/9/20: August flora and fauna:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/08/09/august-flora-and-fauna/]
notably: oak titmice, dark-eyed juncos

8/17/20: Peacocking:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/08/17/peacocking/]
peacocks

8/21/20: Moments of charm:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/08/21/moments-of-charm/]
Gulf Coast toads

8/25/20: Creature log in the smoke times:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/08/25/creature-log-in-the-smoke-times/]
squirrels, various birds on the patio

8/26/20: Litte brown birds:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/08/26/little-brown-birds/]
California towhees, house wrens, song sparrows

9/5/20: More for the birds:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/09/05/more-for-the-birds/]
chickadees

9/27/20: Giovanna Garzoni:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/09/27/giovanna-garzoni/]
creatures (esp. insects) in the still lifes by 17th-century artist Garzoni

10/21/20: Unsettling still lifes:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/10/21/unsettling-still-lifes/]
rays and skates

10/21/20: Three comforting presents:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/10/21/three-comforting-presents/]
a bird feeder pole system

10/26/20: Patio report 10/25/20:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/10/26/patio-report-10-25-20/]
bird feeder photos, with birds

10/30/20: Can I get you a vole or two?:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/10/30/can-i-get-you-a-vole-or-two/]
voles

1/12/21: Mating strategies:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/01/12/mating-strategies/]
same-sex behavior in animals

1/18/21: Two reflections on rats:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/01/18/two-reflections-on-rats/]
roof rats, rice field rats

2/4/21: Two from the 2/8/21 New Yorker:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/02/04/two-from-the-2-8-21-new-yorker/]
bears

2/9/21: The octocrat:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/02/09/the-octocrat/]
octopuses

2/12/21: Celebrating Vanetne’s Day 1: the baleen whales:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/02/12/celebrating-valentines-day-1-the-baleen-whales/]
krill, baleen whales

2/13/21: Taming the bull:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/02/13/taming-the-bull/]
bulls

2/20/21: Three remarkable named men’s fragrances:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/02/20/three-remarkably-named-mens-fragrances/]
sperm whale, rock hyrax

2/22/21: The gigantic toad:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/02/22/the-gigantic-toad/]
cane toads

2/24/21: The bristly brute:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/02/24/the-bristly-brute/]
the Standard Schnauzer

4/7/21: Assuming the position:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/04/07/assuming-the-position/]
lordosis in dogs and other mammals

5/12/21: News from the rose garden:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/05/12/news-from-the-rose-garden/]
Northern Cardinals

5/25/21: More bears in the woods:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/05/25/more-bears-in-the-woods/]
anthropomorphic bears; scat fish

6/18/21: Annals of commercial naming: Bear Naked Granola:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/06/18/annals-of-commercial-naming-bear-naked-granola]
bears in popular culture

7/26/21: Sad farewells:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/07/26/sad-farewells/]
squirrels in my garden

7/29/21: Buzzcut portrait 3: the gay dinosaur:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/07/29/buzzcut-portrait-3-the-gay-dinosaur/]
dinosaurs, esp. tyrannosaurs

8/5/21: The mirror of the manatee:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/08/05/the-mirror-of-the-manatee/]
manatees

8/24/21: The Triceramisu:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/08/24/the-triceramisu/]
Triceratops

9/1/21: The snow border collie:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/09/01/the-snow-border-collie/]
border collies

9/18/21: Cockateal crotches:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/09/18/cockateal-crotches/]
cockatiel; teal

Leave a Reply


%d bloggers like this: