Posts tagged with ‘mice’

Napowrimo #30: Advice for mice

Advice for mice. If Lanius excubitor (the Great Grey Shrike) should happen to impale you on a big sharp spike, it’s really nothing personal: it just intends to rip some chunks of flesh from off your bones and needs a better grip. They call the shrike the butcher bird and butchery is harder if you […]

Singing Mice

This is a fabulous story, in the Guardian. Make sure you listen to the samples. The sound of singing mice doesn’t seem to freak out the cat, unlike slowed-down blackbird song. Via Metafilter. [I couldn’t get that blackbird link to work today – I don’t know whether it’s just a problem with my connection or […]