AFTER YESTERDAY’S (FRANKLY amazing) video of Reginald the Kitten reluctantly having a bath, TheJournal.ie reader Peter challenged us to think outside the box.
He also offered some suggestions that you, dear readers, might not have heard of, so here they are:
Golden-rumped elephant shrew:
Here’s the endangered golden rumped elephant shrew (native only to one national park in Kenya) at Houston Zoo. LOOK AT ITS NOSE!
Here’s the endangered long-eared Jerboa in the Gobi Desert. LOOK AT ITS EARS!
Slow worm (Anguis fragilis)
The slow worm is a legless lizard that looks like a snake. Although they’re not native to Ireland they were apparently introduced here a few decades ago in the Burren region in Co. Clare. LOOK AT THE WAY HE STARES:
So there you go Peter. Not a cat in sight. Well, apart from this one: