sketches, mostly for this thing

sketches, mostly for this thing

Tags: sketches

some harpies from my sketchbook

some harpies from my sketchbook

I have a sideblog now
Gonna post the stuff that was up to this point tagged ‘taxonomical’ there from now on. First I’ll re-post the stuff from this blog and when I start posting new stuff (tho god knows when that might be) I won’t re-blog it on here.
Can you tell that graphic design is not one of my strong points haha

I have a sideblog now

Gonna post the stuff that was up to this point tagged ‘taxonomical’ there from now on. First I’ll re-post the stuff from this blog and when I start posting new stuff (tho god knows when that might be) I won’t re-blog it on here.

Can you tell that graphic design is not one of my strong points haha

Sloths love to eat hibiscus flowers and it is the cutest.
watercolors

Sloths love to eat hibiscus flowers and it is the cutest.

watercolors

pookyhorse:

hellhag:

weaselwoman:

A pug so exhausted that he is trying to sleep standing up because he cannot breathe laying down.

This is a very common occurrence in pugs (and other brachy breeds) that is just horrifying. Pugs who do this will need a special wall bed to sleep standing up. 

Why intentionally doom an animal to a life time of suffering before it’s even born because it’s “cute” or “breed standard”?

Are pugs still adorable for your visual pleasure now?

Well those tags are rude. Pugs have the best personality of any dog I’ve ever had or have been around. I agree with the breeding..it’s really cruel…but damn don’t hate on those cute faces!

Well hellhag you are part of the problem..if people continue to think those smashed faces(which do a huge part in how they breath) are sooo cute then pugs will just continue to suffer. You people need to GET IT. These dogs suffer for their “cuteness.” Dogs are meant to have snouts. Are you willing to have dogs tortured in their deformed bodies for their cuteness? Damn how cruel. 

(via howtoskinatiger)

merionminor:

A plushie I made to celebrate The Lion King’s 20th anniversary! (ノ´∇`)ノ
He’s for sale, pm me for details if you’re interested!● Simba stands 30 cm/11.8 in tall (including the tail)● he’s about 31 cm/12.2 in long (measured from the ear to the tail base)● all the features are hand-sewn on, no glue used!

merionminor:

A plushie I made to celebrate The Lion King’s 20th anniversary! (ノ´∇`)ノ

He’s for sale, pm me for details if you’re interested!

● Simba stands 30 cm/11.8 in tall (including the tail)
● he’s about 31 cm/12.2 in long (measured from the ear to the tail base)
● all the features are hand-sewn on, no glue used!

if I was a dude I wouldn’t let a razor anywhere near my face

went to the beach, drew some imaginary ladies

Anonymous said: Hi, not big cat related, but how do you feel about seals performing shows for the public? I've seen you say that it's cruel to make animals perform, but the AZA accredited zoo near me (national zoo) has seal/sea lion shows if I'm not mistaken (there's an amphitheater by their enclosure) thanks!

bigcatawareness:

I actually don’t know enough about these shows to know how detrimental they are.  I definitely don’t like the ones that are super circus-y that I’ve seen, and in some cases the performers just live behind the scenes in pretty poor enclosures.  In those cases this is definitely not okay, but I can see ways where less demanding behaviors could be considered enrichment.  Any of my followers know more about this topic?

Zagreb Zoo has a kind of a sea lion show thing, which is pretty great. Basically, the trainer asks the sea lions to perform simple tricks (respond to their names, get out of water, ‘shake hands’, get in the transport cage, give him a kiss…). They are rewarded with fish (this is their feeding routine). All the while the trainer talks about sea lions, their personalities, positive reinforcement training, behavior in nature, etc etc

100% enrichment with an added bonus of educating the public and making them more interested and thus sympathetic to these creatures

isn’t she just gorgeous?

isn’t she just gorgeous?