The goal is 12,000 species. The ’Photo Ark’ navigator and animal photographer is Joel Sartore. The mission is to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he’s traveled to 40 countries and has accomplished more than half of his target.
The secretary of Norway's Socialist Left Party is calling for a twice-yearly national “Slug Hour” during which patriotic Norwegians will slug it out, so to speak, with invasive Spanish Slugs. No word on whether a wall will be built afterwards to keep the menacing molluscs out for good.
Trying to get going in the morning is all about rushing around to get things done and get you to where you need to be. This cute Sheldon the Snail Mug will remind you to slow down and enjoy the moment as you take in your caffeine boost.