Posts tagged white album

The Beast From The East

The Beast From The East
For the second time in as many weeks, the Beast from the East has struck Britain and much of Europe bringing heavy snowfall and prolonged freezing temperatures. Siberian winds clashed with Storm Emma to bring chaos to the UK and put spring on hold for a while, disrupting everyday modern life. The Beast from the East was also the nickname of [...]

First Polar Bear Cub in 25 Years

First Polar Bear Cub in 25 Years
Britain has its first polar bear cub in 25 year! The adorable cub was born just before Christmas at the Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig, Scotland. Footage has been released of the cub exploring his new world.  In the footage the cub is seen bounding about with its mother and eating snow. In The Earth Emperor’s Eye the polar be [...]

White Rabbit

A white rabbit has been baffled the internet by travelling alone around London on buses and the underground. The adventerous bunny has been spotted on a 254 bus to Holloway, Nag’s Head. It was also seen on a tube train at Hackney. Many who spotted it thought they were hallucinating and likened the bunny to the White Rabbit in Alice an [...]

Harambee

Allow me to introduce new visitors to the majestic ‘White Album’ mentioned by Mother Nature personified in The Earth Emperor’s Eye. In the tale she claims that pure white in the natural world is both rare and special, and that creatures that are albino or leucism are her way of conveying how precious, fragile and majestic li [...]

Runaway Unicorn

Runaway Unicorn
A runaway unicorn sparked a four-hour pursuit by the emergency services in Madera County, California. In reality the ‘unicorn’ was a white pony adorned with a spiral horn who had fled a girls’ birthday party.  According to local police some onlookers mistook the pony for the mythical unicorn. It’s another curious coincidence with event [...]

White Squirrels in Edinburgh

White Squirrels in Edinburgh
A family of rare white squirrels has been spotted in Edinburgh.  There have been several recent reports of at least four white ‘grey’ squirrels living in the Barnton area of Edinburgh, Scotland. White morphs, which are not the same as albinos with red eyes, result from a gene mutation that codes for pigmentation. They are rare in the UK. [...]

Wallaby Damned

Wallaby Damned
A rare albino wallaby has been caught on video in a field in Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire, more than 9,000 miles from its native Australia. Rare Albino Wallaby The White Rabbit like creature was spotted by an Australian. Caroline Phillips, 41, who owns the field where the mammal was seen, said it was odd to get this reminder of home in [...]

The White Rhea of Warminster

The White Rhea of Warminster
A beautiful giant flightless bird has been on the loose in Warminster, Wiltshire.  Police spent three hours chasing the rhea, which escaped from its owner and ran about the town bringing traffic to halt. The bird resembles an ostrich, which is curious given Ben and Sarah’s discussion about ostriches and likening their ‘head [...]

Beluga Whale Mimics Human Speech

Beluga Whale Mimics Human Speech
A beluga whale has mimicked human speech. It could be the muffled sound of singing in the shower or that sing-songy indecipherable voice from the Muppets’ Swedish Chef. Surprisingly, scientists said the audio they captured was a whale imitating people. In fact, the whale song sounded so eerily human that divers initially thought it was [...]

Moby Dick

Moby Dick
An adult white Killer Whale or Orca has been spotted for the first time in the wild.  Scientists have nicknamed the whale ‘Iceberg’ after it was caught on camera off the coast of Kamchatka in eastern Russia. The whale was sighted by a research cruise led by Erich Hoyt a senior fellow from the Whale and Dolphin Conservation S [...]

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