Starting with a new recording of Carnival of the Animals. Saint-Saëns at his harmonious and melodious best. It’s the Kanneh-Mason clan, with additions. Sheku, as of now the most celebrated of this much celebrated classical family, has his big cello moment with the Swan.
Relatedly, “i” reports that the way animals communicate is evolving so that it remains audible above the din made by humans.
This Is Why I’m Broke tells of a squirrel proof bird feeder, with explanatory video.
And then there’s this: Canada battles Norway for tallest moose statue.
More seriously, it is being said the Brexit has enabled Boris Johnson to unveil a ban on live animal exports.
Most significantly of all, when it comes to the ever changing relationship between animals and humans, Singapore becomes the first country to approve the sale of lab-grown meat. See also this earlier posting here, about steps in that same direction in Israel.
LATER: No official ephemera this Friday at David Thompsons, but via the a comment on the latest posting there, here’s a competitive canine in action. The enjoyment is palpable. I love how the dogs in the audience join in with their encouraging barks.
OOPS: There are some David Thompson ephemera today, starting with a couple of cats.