Weight and Stuff Report – 9 January 2010

I’m keeping out the cold by eating more, or something. That’s my excuse for today’s weight figure, anyway.

What a surprise, it snowed again overnight. No thaw is expected yet…

I think we’ve had enough snow pictures for now, so today’s little bonus is from last year’s visit to Bristol Zoo.



At Bristol Zoo, July 2009

And before anyone says “well, at least he’d enjoy the snow”, I’ll point out that he’s[1] an African Penguin[2], a species that normally hang around in the quite mild climate of South Africa.

[1] Or she – it’s a little difficult to tell if you’re not a penguin specialist, or presumably, another penguin[3]
[2] Used to be known as the Jackass Penguin because of the braying noise they make. Change made because the name was applied to more than one species, apparently
[3] Assuming they care, that is