The Dove of Love

Oriental Turtle Dove making a heart with its wings

Awww... doves are so Valentines, aren't they?  Soft, pure symbols of love.  

And who hasn't seen the sweet turtle doves nestling together cozily?


...are another name for pigeons.

...which have been characterized, not by me, as "rats with wings"!

So why do "doves = love"  but "pigeons = pests"?


Strange Cattle You Never Knew Existed

You see them by country roads; in dairies and grazing in the fields.  They all look the same.

They're just COWS!

But I bet you haven't seen some of the hardiest, strangest cattle in the world.

Let's take a look: