Friday, August 31, 2018

Audubon, come forth!

A review of US postage stamps showing Audubon´s portrait. 

Audubon was a famous American painter of birds. Unfortunately, he was also a rather trigger-happy hunter of same birds. Perhaps if our scientists can bring Audubon back to life, we might finally get rid of all those starlings and house sparrows that make our front lawns unsafe for the really cool birds? Don't count on it, though. Knowing this guy, he'd probably start shooting the purple martins first of all! After all, they look better in a scrapbook…

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