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Not much to say, except the fact I'll try my best to upload some artwork on here, possibly fan art and art of my characters I'll be sure to present!!

rhamphotheca:

Harris Hawks (Parabuteo unicinctus) chase down a desert cottontail in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona, United States

art-and-things-of-beauty:

Animal studies by Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A. (London 1802-1873)

Disney Villains Week:
Favorite Song: Be Prepared

Courage is not having the strength to go on, it is going on when you don’t have the strength. — Theodore Roosevelt

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odditiesoflife:

The Haunting Hill of Crosses, Lithuania

Just outside the city of Šiauliai, an extremely strange sight stretches up the Lithuanian countryside - hundreds of thousands of crosses. Crosses of every shape and size, including rosaries, are crowded together in huge piles across the entire hillside. The history of the Hill of Crosses (Kryžių kalnas) is as mysterious as the place itself. No one knows exactly when the custom of leaving crosses there began, but it most likely started in 1831.

The area once housed a fort and the year 1831 marked the end of the November Uprising during which Poland sought independence from the Russian Empire. This resulted in the loss of some 40,000 men. Another rebellion, the January Uprising which lasted from 1863 to 1865, saw the loss of another 20,000. Many Lithuanian families weren’t able to retrieve the bodies of their loved ones, so they put up symbolic crosses where the former hill fort was located to honor them.

When Lithuania gained its independence from the Soviet Union in 1990, the amount of crosses grew to incredible numbers. The Hill of Crosses also gained international notoriety when Pope John Paul II visited in 1993 and prayed there.

The number of crosses left at the site continues to grow daily. Although the Hill of Crosses can appear somewhat haunting and eery, it stands as a reminder of the horrors of war and the fight for freedom across the world.

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budgie theme park
nimblefoot:

Dog skull snap

nimblefoot:

Dog skull snap