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Numbat

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the banded anteater, marsupial anteater, or walpurti, is a marsupial native to Western Australia and recently re-introduced to South Australia. Its diet consists almost exclusively of termites. It digs them up from loose earth with its front claws and captures them with its long, sticky tongue. An adult numbat requires up to 20,000 termites each day. Once widespread across southern Australia, its range is now restricted to several small colonies, and it is listed as an endangered species. 

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Zootopia Take A Stand: The Star of Ceartas ADVANCED PREVIEW

Ok so I know the first TAKE A STAND isn’t finished yet (About 4-6 more chapters left) but I couldn’t help sharing the Prologue I’ve written for it’s sequel. Set 15 years after the events of the first fan fic this story sees a Natural Disaster devastate Zootopia and five young heroes rise to protect the citizens from the spiral of lawlessness engulfing the once great city. This Prologue however is set before the disaster happens and involves a grown up Luna Wilde giving her teenage sister some advice. The art for this was drawn by the amazing @senny74 and features @helthehatter OC Kodi Jones, thanks to both of you for helping with this project. Oh and if you don’t want to read don’t worry I’ll put a ‘read further’ link on it, so without further ado let’s get cracking with this new story…

Prologue: Wilde Sisters

Robyn Heather Wilde wore a sulk mixed with frustration as she sat inside the principal’s office, the fifteen year hybrid girl wasn’t looking the two faculty members in the eye as they kept watch over the scrappy teen. If you were to take a brief glance at Robyn you would almost certainly assume she was a very tall hare with long ears and red fur but if looked closer at her you’d notice something a little more canine about her; her inside of her paws had pads which no bunny or hare possessed they also had sharp claws unlike dull rabbit ones, her coat was thicker and fluffier than a bunny, also the fur colouring on her face resembled a European red fox complete with white speckles on her cheeks that looked like snowdrops, if she was talking you would notice her very sharp predator like teeth but the dead giveaway was her tail which instead of a cute fuzzy wuzzy little cotton tail was long and beautiful brush. Robyn had been dubbed many things; a hybrid, a interspecies child, a box, a funny and by crueller tongues a freak. The teen didn’t care if she had no official species name, she liked who she was and knew her family and her friends loved her, and despite her tough exterior a lot of mammals would say she was beautiful. But at the moment there was dent in the beautiful image, a swollen and cut right eyebrow and a busted lip that had yet to scab over.

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anonymous asked:

May I ask about your fox pelt collection?? They all look absolutely beautiful. How many fox breeds does your collection consist of? How long has it taken you to collect that many? Which one is your favorite? Thank you for your time!

Of course ;o;!! 

I’ve been collecting fox pelts for about five years now! The first one I got was Chance back in 2012, and since then I’ve gathered close to 30 or so! I have mostly red foxes with different wild and ranched color variations as well as two color mutations exclusive to European red foxes. I also have a few gray fox pelts, 5 of which are roadkill I’ve collected, kit foxes, a swift fox, an arctic fox, a South American gray fox, and a bat-eared fox c:

My favorites are Claude, Citrine, Smoky Quartz (above), Marluxia, and a white-marked silver fox I got pretty recently c:

Take A Stand: Star of Ceratais Prologue- Wilde Sisters

(AN/ I’m Baaaaaaaaaaack! It’s Garouge/Crewefox here with a sequel to Take a Stand, and if you haven’t read it yet please give it a read it’ll make the plot of this fic make a lot more sense. I want to thank @ziegelzeig, @senny74 @nick-and-judy-daily raykamino for helping get this project off the ground and helping me with art and plot ideas. Also and this is important @helthehatter’s OCs Kodi and Sasha will show up in this fic, with Kodi playing a key role, these characters belong to her and I’ve asked permission and she deserves the credit for their creation as well as the setting of St Zoo High. I figure this fic will be between 30-40 chapters long clocking in at over 100k words again like the previous story. I look forward to reading what you think of this new fic, so without further ado lets get cracking with this new story…)

Here’s the fanfiction.net link… https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12439999/1/Take-A-Stand-Star-Of-Ceartais

Prologue: Wilde Sisters

Robyn Heather Wilde wore a sulk mixed with frustration as she sat inside the principal’s office, the fifteen year hybrid girl wasn’t looking the two faculty members in the eye as they kept watch over the scrappy teen. If you were to take a brief glance at Robyn you would almost certainly assume she was a very tall hare with a long ears and red fur but if looked closer at her you’d notice something a little more canine about her; her inside of her paws had pads which no bunny or hare possessed they also had sharp claws unlike dull rabbit ones, her coat was thicker and fluffier than a bunny, also the fur colourings on her face resembled a European red fox complete with white speckles on her cheeks that looked like snowdrops, if she was talking you would notice her very sharp predator like teeth but the dead giveaway was her tail which instead of a cute fuzzy wuzzy little cotton tail was long and beautiful brush. Robyn had been dubbed many things; a hybrid, a interspecies child, a box, a funny and by crueller tongues a freak. The teen didn’t care if she had no official species name, she liked who she was and knew her family and her friends loved her, and despite her tough exterior a lot of mammals would say she was beautiful. But at the moment there was dent in the beautiful rabbit like face, a swollen and cut right eyebrow and a busted lip that had yet to scab over.

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Department of Primary Industries NSW and The Hon. Katrina Ann HODGKINSON, MP: Save Sydney Fox Rescue

Guys. Last night we got the news that the DPI are enforcing a pest control order on the European red fox in Australia. What this essentially means is that they will now be illegal in captivity. How this affects us, is that Sydney Fox Rescue will need to close their doors. We have been assured that current owners will be grandfathered in and receive permits for keeping their foxes, but no permits will be issued for future foxes.

This petition is addressing the MP, in hopes we can change the PCO to allow for future rescues. None of us are ignorant to the damage foxes do, and all of us agree with humane hunting. However, SFR are a viable alternative for the young kits found each year. All of them are desexed to prevent breeding, vaccinated to prevent the spread of diseases, and kept in secure enclosures with GPS trackers on their collars. All volunteers and potential adopters go through training and handling sessions prior to getting a fox. We would like to see the permit system extend to allow for future rescues. This will not only mean SFR can keep doing what they’re doing, but I personally think it will stop foxes falling into the wrong hands.

So please share and sign if you believe in the cause. If you don’t, please keep scrolling and don’t spread hate.