Regular readers may recall my surprise when a spring peeper (frog) jumped out of my pepper seedlings and landed on my kitchen floor.
Then last night not one tabby but two showed up, and one was quite, quite pregnant.
That’s why when I heard a familiar cry in the woods earlier today, my second impulse was to wonder if it were a hurt child and then to wonder if the cat had gone into labor and was in distress. Therefore I didn’t grab my camera. After all, it couldn’t be what I first thought it was, could it? Oh, but it was!Can you see it?
Yes, dear readers, that is a peacock, wandering through our woods, calling like a baby cries. Don’t ask me where it came from. I don’t know. But it’s definitely a peacock. What will be next? A platypus? a pachyderm?
What the weirdest or more interesting animal that’s ever shown up in your neighborhood? Do tell!
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