Thursday, 1 December 2011

Wombats and Sweet Pototoes: a melodious match

On a recent visit to Taronga zoo I discovered an excellent noise -- the sound of a wombat eating a sweet potato:

Nom Nom Nom...



I'm not really sure how to describe it, except that it is a gleeful kind of crunch. The glee runs both ways -- the wombat was surely enjoying his sugary tuber, and I was most definitely enjoying observing it. It's the kind of sound I'd like to fall asleep to.

Wombats rock.



You know what else rocks? The sound of a porcupine trying to guard his corn. Actually, procupines in general pretty much rock, especially Teddy:




My sister also rocks... she just sent me this drawing she drew for me, psychically, 3 minutes after I published this post:




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